Browsing Archive: July, 2017

Review from Heavy Blog is Heavy

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, July 27, 2017, In : English 
From: Heavy Blog is Heavy
Published: July 11, 2017

New York-based post-black metal duo Mavradoxa made a quick turnaround with the follow-up to their 2016 debut, Sojourners, a record that wore its love for Agalloch and on its metaphorical and literal sleeves. Lethean Lament picks up right where Sojourners left off, and despite the brief period between releases, Lament is a fuller, more developed, and polished version of the band, one that also benefits from a much-improved mix. Esse...

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Review from Maximum Metal

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, July 27, 2017, In : English 
From: Maximum Metal
Published: July 11, 2017

NYC's Mavradoxa play this intricate brand of atmospheric black metal that fans of bands like Agalloch and Falls of Rauros will be more than familiar with. 4 songs that exceed 10 minutes plus in length are book ended by two beautiful instrumental tracks that provide a nice opening and closing moment for the album. With the lengthiness of the tracks, some people won't give this one much of a chance which would be a shame. Each song is a mu...

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Review from Wonderbox Metal

Posted by Nick Skog on Saturday, July 8, 2017, In : English 
From: Wonderbox Metal
Published: July 7, 2017

Mavradoxa are a black metal band from the US and this is their second album.

Lethean Lament features over an hour of atmospheric black metal, played with passionate commitment and emotive grandeur.

Majestic, epic, atmospheric, melancholic…these and many other adjectives are all relevant when describing what Mavradoxa have created here, but all of them fall short until you actually listen to their music and get swept away in its rich, te...

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Review from The Metal Observer

Posted by Nick Skog on Thursday, July 6, 2017, In : English 
From: The Metal Observer
Published: July 5, 2017

Hot on the heels of their impressive debut, Sojourners, Rochester, New York’s return with their sophomore effort, Lethean Lament, which was recently released through Hypnotic Dirge Records. Where as their debut focused on a cold and frost-laden sound, their latest effort sees the rains, lush vegetation, and green soundscapes of spring time. The album’s six tracks sprawl across over an hour of atmospherically charged black metal; ...

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 Released: June 22, 2017
300 Copies
Genre: Atmospheric Black Metal