Yhdarl
Loss


4.5
superb

Review

by Zach USER (96 Reviews)
January 26th, 2018 | 41 replies


Release Date: 2018 | Tracklist

Review Summary: A labyrinth leading from dusk to death.

A proponent of pain and torture in of itself, Loss is an album that paints upon rotted parchment its dismal, bleak image of life. It reveals a canvas that is dark and laden with remorse, beckoning those who stare long enough to envelop themselves in the dulled brackish water of life. It is quite clear that as soon as the first cries of despair are unleashed off of “Ignite-Ashes”that this record is not looking for joy, and that it does not want brief flashes of happiness to gleam through. It instead opts to bombard you with unsettling howls, murky tremolo-picked riffs and monotonous, rigid blast beats. The second track, “Despite-Pity” continues this brooding atmosphere, albeit more so cavernous and disquieting than it is tortured.

It is interesting that this album has such an explosive start, because even by the last 5 minutes of the 15 minute track “Ignite-Ashes” the music has toned itself down to the point of near-slumber, sluggishly moving along with disgusting gargles, silenced rasps and melancholic guitar work. Really, this is present throughout the whole album. By the time you have reached the final track there is no energy, no catharsis to be found. “Sources-Nihil” is dragging itself by its teeth, limping through the fields of flame and death. Towards the end however, if only briefly, it becomes cathartic once more. It drills itself into the listeners skull with those inhuman shrieks and pummeling blast beats once more, until it all crashes upon itself and gives way to nothing but lonesome piano chords and a sharp, metallic ringing. This is why the way this album progresses is truly the most bleak aspect about it. It is representative of a life born into sorrow and pain, fighting but not enduring, until eventually the fires of loss consume it.



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Dedes
January 26th 2018


6400 Comments


Criticism appreciated as per usual.
This actually gives off some Rain Upon the Impure vibes as well

Frivolous
January 26th 2018


875 Comments


nice this album owns

Dedes
January 26th 2018


6400 Comments


Owns hard man

Dedes
January 26th 2018


6400 Comments


You should all check this album it is very good

AdolfChrist
January 26th 2018


20917 Comments


Looks interesting.

Elynna
January 26th 2018


359 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Will check in the coming days, sounds right up my alley

Digging: Altan - Harvest Storm

dbizzles
January 26th 2018


13153 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

I like the first track best because of the energy, but this is solid through and through. The vocals are exactly what I want from a band like this. Gimme those fucking waaaaaails.

Digging: Rusted Shut - Rehab

Dedes
January 26th 2018


6400 Comments


The vocals are just
God they make me feel things

Nocte
Contributing Reviewer
January 26th 2018


9438 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Deha is an awesome guy, he’s got so many awesome projects. This is his baby

Dedes
January 26th 2018


6400 Comments


I know he's in Slow but what other bands is he in?

Jacquibim
Staff Reviewer
January 26th 2018


3302 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

good ass album

Frivolous
January 26th 2018


875 Comments


hell yeah

Maco097
January 26th 2018


3027 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Hopefully it will be worthy of me

Dedes
January 26th 2018


6400 Comments


Nothing is worthy of you, maco.

Nocte
Contributing Reviewer
January 27th 2018


9438 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

@king,



Start with the kaotoxin record label,

Most of his music is there or released independently on band camp.

He’s also featured with Eye Of Solitude, Clouds, etc

Dedes
January 27th 2018


6400 Comments


Aight will do!

ComeToDaddy
January 27th 2018


1795 Comments


Spectral Voice in recommended and you're saying it's got Rain Upon the Impure vibes? Shit I gotta get onto this, hard pos too, solid rev m/

Dedes
January 27th 2018


6400 Comments


The aesthetics aren't far off for sure, although genre-wise they're closer to a dsbm Spectral Voice. Whatever it is, it's fucking fantastic.

Dedes
January 27th 2018


6400 Comments


I don't even know what review that was pulled from
How much digging did you do

Dinosaur
January 27th 2018


1338 Comments


this rules so far



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