Tag: Funeral

Aldebaran – Embracing The Lightless Depths Review

Portland’s Aldebaran has progressively schlepped its overall sound further and further away from the more ‘sludgy’ roots that bound their impressive 2007 debut into a fully functioning funereal death doom band bent on depressing the

Hellvetron – Death Scroll Of Seven Hells And Its Infernal Majesties Review

originally written by Chris McDonald Slow albums that focus totally on a single sound and atmosphere can be difficult to stomach for extended periods of time. Hellvetron mostly averts this in the sense that Death

Mournful Congregation – The Book Of Kings Review

Originally written by Rae Amitay Mournful Congregation has been a staple in funeral doom for years, and my expectations were admittedly pretty high when I signed on to review The Book of Kings. What I

Mournful Congregation – The Unspoken Hymns Review

We’ve already seen superb releases drop from all of metal’s varied branches this year. But when the dust eventually settles, 2011’s most celebrated sub-genres will be those that give a solemn nod to a very

Esoteric – Paragon Of Dissonance Review

Funeral doom is, in most appreciable ways, a niche within a niche. Forcing the listener to bear witness to a cripplingly slow march to oblivion is not, it must be said, the easiest way to

Funeral – From These Wounds Review

Originally written by Jon Eardley Dubbed with the title “The Most Depressive Band in the World” during their early years, Norway’s Funeral is largely thought of as one of the founding pioneers of the Funeral

Loss – Despond Review

Well, there goes the fucking neighborhood… Despond delivers a brand of music that’s entirely capable of lowering a gargantuan boot-heel directly to the throat of the fresh summer months. SNAP!! Gone are the lively bbq’s, the lazy afternoons

Evoken – Beneath The Frozen Soil And Evoken Split

I have a very serious question to pose to you all: Was the Disney film Fantasia integral to your childhood? If so, then you can probably join me now in connecting most of metal’s subgenres