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|0.0 ||RYMsfullofscenesters | September 25th 13|
Most bands make this sort of stuff sound silly and try-hard (especially in the vocal department), but these guys actually sounded like a bunch of bloodgargling cultists. Perfect production. Don't be a wimp. It helps that in most tracks, the chaos subsides and there's some big shameless rockin' bridge.
|3.0 good||ThrashK | November 16th 11|
As a lover of raw, filthy and dark-as-hell black metal, I very rarely complain about
production. But on this it sadly annoys me, as it's inconsistent (meaning that on some
tracks it's better/different that on some others) and most of the time much unbalanced,
oriented to the left channel (at least on my CD version). I know I sound like a douche but a
balanced L/R production is the very only thing I must have production-wise.
Otherwise, this is pretty nice slab of some really hatred-full black metal with death metal
influences. The vocals are really good, which is the best thing on this. Not your usual
Norwegian screeching, but a very dark tone he has.
Tracks worth of checking are at least Ritual and Darkness Prevails, the latter
having one of the most demonic and hateful intros ever.
|2.5 average||BaphometConsumed | October 31st 10|
The definition of an album who's idea is better than its execution. It's not at all bad, you can tell why people would love this, but the overly blurring production job does a lot to harm the music. (seriously, the fucking demo has a better soundjob) The riffs are at times very good, but at others dull. The vocals give this quite the creepy feel as well, and the musicianship is appropriate for this primitive style of metal. Overall, it really boils down to whether you can tolerate the production or not. If you can, then you'll most likely love this. Myself, I stick with the demo.
But hey production isn't essential to aany metal album ever amirite fella?!
|4.5 superb||ethos | April 26th 14|
|3.0 good||Gtzk | January 5th 14|
|5.0 classic||Verkrah | November 7th 13|
|4.5 superb||Xitiael | October 13th 13|
|4.5 superb||nobody | November 30th 12|
|4.0 excellent||Cyan1d3 | April 2nd 12|
|3.5 great||ot63 | January 29th 12|
|3.5 great||Vesper | November 12th 11|
|4.0 excellent||Angel STAFF | March 10th 11|
|4.0 excellent||feav233 | November 19th 10|
|3.0 good||rc1288 | October 11th 10|
|4.5 superb||Hawks | September 14th 10|
|3.5 great||Evisc | May 4th 10|
|4.0 excellent||Irad | January 29th 10|
|1.0 awful||drewkar | December 30th 09|
|4.0 excellent||Kyle Ward STAFF | October 12th 09|
|4.5 superb||Set | September 11th 09|
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