Review from Metal Revolution Webzine

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, May 1, 2014 Under: Album Reviews
From: Metal Revolution Webzine
Published: April 29, 2014
*Google translation of Czech review

Frigoris is a German metal band releasing their sophomore album. They were initially formed (2007) as a Pagan & Black Metal band, but steadily developed their sound. Now, it is mostly filled with a beautiful soundscapes and epic emotions.

Their sound nowadays is hard to categorize, but I would call it a melodic and atmospheric black metal. What we have here are eight majestic tracks that are emotional and intense while creating this bond between pure black metal aggression and a deep melancholy known from doom metal. I admire their ability to mix ferocious black metal with acoustic guitar and almost Nordic folk sensibilities.

There’s this natural beauty in each of the songs even though it sometimes feels fragile and sorrowful. The overall musicianship is a first-class and an example to follow. It has numerous catchy melodies, melodic guitars, astonishing (male and female) vocals, slow heart beating drumming with loads of snares and pedals, luminous atmosphere and stellar production. Almost all of the lyrical content is in their native German, with minor exceptions of some spoken-word lyrics as exemplified within a song called “Ode an verlorene Seelen”.

Fans of Folkish black and doom metal in the vein of Kampfar, Agalloch, Woods of Ypres, Helrunar, Shining and early Falkenbach should try this new epic and majestic release from Frigoris. 

Rating: 84/100
Reviewed by: Bato

In : Album Reviews 

Tags: frigoris wind nach dem krieg melodic folk black metal atmospheric post-rock 


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Atmospheric Black Metal