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Thergothon
Fhtagn-nagh Yog-Sothoth


4.0
excellent

Review

by ValenDreth USER (23 Reviews)
February 12th, 2020 | 15 replies


Release Date: 1991 | Tracklist


It's a dark and rainy day. Your aunt or cousin or something has died. You are at a funeral. The car pulls up to the church and everyone gets out. People have black clothes. Old women cry and moan. "Oh, the humanity!" exclaims a grieving rando in the crowd. You check in the mirror to see if your suit looks good. This is going to be a lame fucking funeral, you think to yourself. The procession is about to begin. The reverend starts playing music on his organ, but the sounds that come out are not of this world. It's not normal religious crap. Someone has switched the tapes, and it is instead Thergothon's Fhtagn-nagh Yog-Sothoth EP gracing the grieving ears. No one seems to care, as it fits the vibe and everyone can now feel as they need to. You thought you had it together, but you start to cry. Being exposed to true emotion moves you, and you can now grieve for your cousin or whichever relative. You begin to relax, and you're farting and crying. You feel pure after releasing so much, so much that was bottled within.

I hope I have done a good job explaining the vibe, but one would be better suited listening instead. We've got slow riffs that could move mountains. The vocals are full of emotion, whether they are the clean Scandinavian chant/moans, or the belches of darkness. The lyrics touch me. A lot of new doom bands are just stoners looking to party, but Thergothon have a lot to get off their chests.



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ValenDreth
February 12th 2020


70 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Enjoy.

sonictheplumber
February 12th 2020


11126 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

great stuff

parksungjoon
February 12th 2020


22266 Comments


not gonna ngl, rev is kinda short and barebones even though i get the approach youre going for

but if it gets more ppl czechin this its good enough

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NightOnDrunkMountain
February 12th 2020


137 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Great album and great work with the text.

ffs
February 12th 2020


5420 Comments


not huge on doom but got a lot of time for yog sothoth

Alastor
February 12th 2020


2147 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

review may be short, but you just have to read it very slowly in the tempo of Thergothon's music.

Supercoolguy64
February 12th 2020


9767 Comments


dont ya just hate it when your cousin or aunt or somethin dies

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parksungjoon
February 12th 2020


22266 Comments


"dont ya just hate it when your cousin or aunt or somethin dies"

no she was a bitch anyway

CaliggyJack
February 13th 2020


3595 Comments


I can't fucking pronounce this shit

parksungjoon
February 13th 2020


22266 Comments


get a bigger brain

sonictheplumber
February 13th 2020


11126 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

6 of 6 lol

Source
February 13th 2020


18491 Comments


heard the full length before and it was scary

sonictheplumber
February 14th 2020


11126 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Yeah I reviewed stream it's a classic

oltnabrick
February 16th 2020


39969 Comments


oh yah rules

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parksungjoon
March 8th 2020


22266 Comments


yea



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