Browsing Archive: August, 2013

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Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, August 9, 2013, In : Album Reviews 
Published: August 5, 2013

Everyone has to start somewhere, and for Texan three-piece Nethermost that place is basically 'from first principles'. Proof, if you like - to paraphrase Voltaire - that if Katatonia did not exist, it would be necessary to invent them. But, of course, the Swedes fairly successfully invented themselves, just in time to create one of the more enduring, recognisable and influential strands of the whole Death/Doom sound. Given that they sw...

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Review from Lords of Metal; Edition 138

Posted by Nick Skog on Friday, August 2, 2013, In : Album Reviews 
From: Lords of Metal; Edition 138
Published: August 1, 2013

Another release that leaves me with mixed feelings. On one hand I think this four-track EP is cool because its melodic doom/death in the vein of old Katatonia, October Tide, Daylight Dies or Rapture. In general you cant do anything wrong to me with this kind of music. Still I do have some complaints about Alpha. It all sounds very much the same and there are only four songs. The melodies by guitarist Cinthya are all alike ...

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 Released: June 14, 2013
500 Copies
Melodic Death-doom Metal