Incorporating Finnish death metal technique seems to have replaced the Incantation/Blasphemy trend. Unlike many who simply inject harmonized guitars playing creepy melodies, Sépulcre resurrect the spirit of that tradition: pummeling violence that expands into existential doom.
Tags: death metal, sepulcre
While still retaining some of the aesthetic elements of 2016’s sleeper-hit Aṇaṅku, Serpent Ascending has adopted a flowing form of riffing on this latest album comparable to some Norwegian black metal. This has both an upside and a downside, in that the longer melodies can reach a greater degree of intensity at times, but there is also less contrast within individual songs.
Tags: Black Metal, Serpent Ascending
Bad doom metal focuses on aesthetic and technique to create a mood for consumers to purchase the way you would clothing at an outlet mall. Good doom metal subtly manipulates mood throughout the course of a piece in order to create the impression of expanding depth within a singular atmosphere.
Tags: doom-death, famishgod
Black metal travelled many roads when attempting to fully understand its identity; many of these paths were imaginative at first, but ultimately served to further divide the genre into identifiable individual brands instead of renewing discovery of what it had at its center.
Tags: Black Metal, blazemth