Review: Inexorum – Lore Of The Lakes

Lore Of The Lakes is stylistically reminiscent of 1990s hypnotic black metal and harmonically in the vein of melodic death metal. It’s also a lyrical study of a person or people’s persevering nature in the face of adversity, with both positive outcomes and mournful conclusions. The result of these homages and deep dives into personal histories is one worth listening to over and over again. Continue reading “Review: Inexorum – Lore Of The Lakes

Review: Imperial Triumphant – Vile Luxury

Beyond Times Square and its throngs of gaping tourists, or the diurnal peacefulness Central Park, lies the remaining hive of New York City. Lavishness gives way to grime, gives way to richly historic areas, gives way to towering decrepitude. All of which slowly rolls like ocean waves across the peninsula. Imperial Triumphant masterfully examines that endless flow of filth and opulence in an experimental manner akin to electric-era Miles Davis joining forces with Deathspell Omega and Portal, and does so as if it’s been done before.

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