Volahn/Xaxamatza
Gods of Pandemonium


4.0
excellent

Review

by TheSpirit CONTRIBUTOR (145 Reviews)
January 12th, 2018 | 13 replies


Release Date: 2018 | Tracklist

Review Summary: worship black twilight

After two years of slumber, The Black Twilight Circle has awakened, and its done so with fury. Before the first night of this new year had gone, Gods of Pandemonium descended upon us. Helmed by BTC patriarch Eduardo Ramirez, title track “Gods of Pandemonium” reaffirms what some may have forgotten in his absence; Volahn is the premier voice of the underground. Emptying his repertoire, the track seizes the essence of Ramirez’s inspirations – Sarcofago’s subhuman battering, Vlad Tepes entrancing mysticism, and the downright superiority of Emperor’s grandiosity – and assimilates them into his own deviant sound. Xaxamatza - the newest heirs of The Black Twilight Circle legacy - have even more to prove. “In The Form of Pyramids and with Languages of Fire” is ornate, but substantial. It radiates wintry ambience, enveloping a moonlit landscape in blizzardous beauty that’s treacherous as it is gorgeous. It’s an amazingly developed and dynamic piece, valuing nuance and chaos in equal measure. With two spellbinding tracks, Gods of Pandemonium would turn even the most stubborn of infidels into the most ardent of worshippers.



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TheSpirit
Contributing Reviewer
January 11th 2018


24479 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Short review. Tried to make it a bit more interesting. The ending is a bit abrupt, but I’ll fix later. Super short but great release.

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StarlessCore
January 11th 2018


5850 Comments


black twilighttttttt

ScuroFantasma
Staff Reviewer
January 11th 2018


11619 Comments


Split rules, other one is good too

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zaruyache
January 11th 2018


19959 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0 | Sound Off

this split is better tho if i remember right.

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ScuroFantasma
Staff Reviewer
January 11th 2018


11619 Comments


It is

TheSpirit
Contributing Reviewer
January 11th 2018


24479 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

It definitely is

Astral Abortis
January 11th 2018


6736 Comments


Gotta jam soon

TheSpirit
Contributing Reviewer
January 12th 2018


24479 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I'd like to think you'd enjoy this, but sometimes you surprise me.

MoosechriS
January 12th 2018


6351 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

The pro tapes for this and the other split are up on the CN store now if anyone is interested.

Hawks
January 13th 2018


63925 Comments


Where can I jam this bros???

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ScuroFantasma
Staff Reviewer
January 13th 2018


11619 Comments


Here: https://crepusculonegro.bandcamp.com/album/cn-34-volahn-xaxamatza-gods-of-pandemonium

Here's the other BTC split too if you're interested: https://crepusculonegro.bandcamp.com/album/cn-33-bhl-kallathon-camino-de-guerra



Hawks
January 13th 2018


63925 Comments


Fuck yessssssss I looked on Bandcamp I must've just missed it, will jam later tonight.

TheSpirit
Contributing Reviewer
January 19th 2018


24479 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

what did you think?



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