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
This is atmospheric black metal, with long songs that are inspired by the natural world. Each track is dedicated to a season and has its own atmosphere and character dedicated to exploring this theme; the artist seems to have gone to great lengths in an attempt Continue reading
This release contains two songs, has less than 9 minutes of music, and is instrumental in nature. It’s basically to whet the appetite. Continue reading
This is a rich, textured release that combines psychedelic doom, post-rock, and shoegaze to create involving soundscapes. Described as doomgaze, the appellation is apt. 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 is a modern progressive/technical metal album that walks a path between ambient atmospheric soundscapes and Meshuggah-esque poly-rhythms and heaviness. 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