Ancient, mythical summonings beckon the listener to a feudal realm caught in constant strife.
Pagan melodies triumphantly rise in defiance as valiant riffs charge into endless melee while glorious solos shatter the chaos with furious ascendancy to celestial apexes.
The journey as a whole encompasses a wide spectrum of soundscapes from darkened sunken realms to bastions of stone and sacred woods.
A campaign worthy of majesty and reverence crafted by masters of medieval legend.
Immediately relentless and pummeling, the first full-length by this international collaboration embraces the teaches of the original masters.
Tracks straddle multiple subdivisions of the genre assaulting with thunderous rage, embracing suicidal darkness, and conjuring frigid leads.
Riffs effortlessly switch between a contrast of carrion and majesty as the songs progress through their demented realms.
Unpredictable and enthralling, this album will captivate those that worship the past.
Impervious to any form of classification, Circle of Ouroborus generate an amalgamation of styles that is utterly their own creation.
Riffs are emotive while burrowing deep within the recesses of the mind, imparting themselves into the subconscious.
The vocals sit in a purgatory of tortured spoken singing, heavy with reverberation echoing across the instrumentation.
Each track effortlessly drifts into indiscriminate soundscapes with curiosities hidden throughout, providing the listener a different experience upon each visit. Another stellar entry into their ever evolving discography that should not be missed.
An album that evokes an inclination that it was crafted in two planes of existence simultaneously.
Synths warble and vibrate as an ever sinister presence harkening one’s own demise.
The guitars are caught in an endless duel, striking and clashing with a relentless fury.
Ravenous vocals and expressive drums seek to anchor these two elemental forces, providing focal points within the madness.
A nightmarish journey into hysteria that is as rewarding as it is punishing.
Sylvan rituals manifest apparitions of nature and chaos through melodies that simultaneously mesmerize and pulverize any caught within their maelstrom. Shamanistic vocals primally rupture the earth with mystic fury supported by cataclysmic rhythms.
The tracks at times reach blistering assaults only to collapse into sirens calls of respite.
A dramatic shift halfway through takes the listener to a darkened world of folk, as a dichotomy unfolds of acoustic instrumentation and demonic vocals which is ultimately reversed with distortion and clean singing.
The album ends on the shattering of tranquility with summons of war and scarred ground.
A diverse mix of fiercely melodic and folk influenced dark art.
Haunting and tortured melodies echo through the ruins of a mausoleum, before erupting into heathenistic majesty.
Each track summons bygone eras with the guitars dominating the realm with flowing and triumphant riffs that inspire a sense of longing trapped within the madness.
The album as a whole instills a sense that it is forgotten relic of a lost time with an infernal entity revealing the secrets within.
Atmospheric and bursting with grandiose ambition, this gem shines within the crypts of black metal.
Ûkcheânsâlâwit summon a shamanistic meditation diving into an animalistic psyche hidden within.
Haunting vocals initially exist at the edges of perception prior to meeting a solemn softly sung guide.
The ritualistic journey continues through grandiose guitar built landscapes embellished by ethereal synth melodies.
A penultimate track drifts closest to an accustomed expression of the genre, whereas the final song exists as a reflection of the whole album’s mystic escape to the last earthly frontier.
A heralding call to arms of these dualistic USBM entities.
Xirgan crafts ancient frost magic akin to the magus of the north, summoning melodic riffs and frenzied sections of majesty.
Till provides a moment of transversal prior to igniting a fury of blazing guitars and triumphant synths, harkening to a time of regal grit and conquest.
The projects on this split compliment each other existing as two sides of the same blade, strikingly unique yet built of the same elements.
A collection of dark, hypnotic mysticism coalescing a trifecta of EPs spread over the evolution of this black noise amalgam.
Traditional elements of the genre are simultaneously present and shattered into corrupted forms completely engulfing the listener.
The vocals throughout capture torturous psychosis transversing inhuman realms of madness.
Hidden within the filth are manic melodies and riffs, which provide a touchstone in the maelstrom of ugly chaos.
Each EP represents a moment of time for this demented artist and as a whole demonstrate the mutations of this addictive tumultuous plague.