Black metal and folk music have always had something of a symbiotic relationship; they’ve meshed and melded together to create a sound that neither genre could on its own.
Imagine receiving an invitation to the most filthy, depraved party ever held. The kind held in the dingy basement of a back alley apartment block in the bad part of town.
Goatwhore is back with a new album, and it happens to sound just like a new Goatwhore album.
As a music critic, it’s a rare pleasure indeed when an album you weren’t expecting to like surprises you by being awesome.
Embrace the Darkness delivers a mixed bag of genres which creates something I can’t quite put into standard metal vernacular.
If my last review hinted at fatigue towards some of the more played-out elements of metal, you should know that such feelings are fleeting.
Call me sentimental, but in this age of bells, whistles and po-faced self-consciousness, I have a real soft spot in my heart for bands that forego all of the extraneous bullshit and get down to the
Disgusting, horrifying, gut-wrenching . . . these are just a select few phrases that make my ears prick up when I hear people talking about a new release.
Fans of Revocation's previous album, 2011's Chaos of Forms, might look at this new self-titled effort as somthing of a step backwards for
So is that the good thing? Or the bad thing?