It was the album cover that drew me to this release, and I’m glad it did. This is obscure, underground black metal that focuses on atmosphere and mood rather than aggression or blackened hatred. Continue reading
Rope and Knife are up first, and offer us two tracks with a total playing time of just under eight minutes. Continue reading
So, what do we have here? This is modern black metal played with a technical sheen that still manages to be relatively catchy, despite its imposing veneer. Continue reading
Time Lurker is atmospheric black metal that’s sophisticated and thoughtful.
Elements of modern, depressive and post-black metal can be heard in places, enhancing and widening the scope of Time Lurker’s atmospherically blackened base. Continue reading
Ghost Bath play post-black metal that combines the depressive and atmospheric styles. Okay, but what does this mean in practice?
Ghost Bath are an unusual band. This Continue reading
This album contains 30 minutes of material that combines atmospheric and depressive black metal.
The song titles – Cold, Wither, Suffer – pretty much Continue reading
This is black metal that’s both atmospheric and melodic. This is highly emotive music that clearly has meaning and depth within its blackened atmospheric assault. Continue reading
Featuring three songs, each 13 minutes in length, Remnant Light is atmospheric black metal with a bleak demeanour and a grim personality. Continue reading
Here we have 62 minutes of atmospheric black metal with dark, nihilistic, apocalyptic themes.
Manetheren’s approach to black metal is one of layering. Various Continue reading