ARKONA / ILLNESS – Klucz Do Istnienia / Zaraza – Godz Ov War Productions

Split with cult bands from Europe.

Arkona and Illness are releasing this great split. Note: The Arkona here is the Polish one and not to be confused with the more famous Russian band Аркона.

Arkona side contains the track Klucz Do Istnienia that is the embodiment of the Polish Black Metal! Traditional and vicious, the attack is fast with old school black metal riffs! The drumming is as fast as the speed of light, great number. It’s a pity that it is only one track!

But the band Illness don’t let us down: formed by guys of Masachist, this track Zaraza starts with a Slayer-like approach just to  explode into an all-out war of brutal black metal with changes of tempo that makes this track very interesting, merging death and black metal schools. The final part though, has a bit of melodic black metal in the vein of Limbonic Art.

A truly great split of special bands, this release is a portal to the other works of both acts. Try and get it!

Klucz Do Istnienia / Zaraza  is out now on Godz Ov War Productions


 

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שְׁאוֹל (Sheol – UK) / Fōr – Split 7″ – Iron Bonehead

Primitive and ignoble.

שְׁאוֹל and Fōr appears in this plit of primitive dimensions.

First track by שְׁאוֹל is a pure old school death doom metal in the best British way, very heavy, and disgraceful executed. The production is muddy, and the variation between fast and slow parts is the characteristic of their track.

Fōr from Sweden has a sound very similar to Swarþ with disgraceful funeral and ultra-heavy parts, slow as hell, with nods to Nortt, Skepticism, Profetus, Thergothon and Bunkur with the difference that there are fast parts as well.

This is a great release for those who like splits, kudos for both bands!

שְׁאוֹל (Sheol – UK) / Fōr – Split 7″ is our now on Iron Bonehead


 

(Daniel Death)

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DESTRUKTOR / THRONEUM – A Prophecy of Nihilism (Split 7″) – Hells Headbangers

Killer split for brutal and insensitive headbangers!

No quarter and no compromise!! Fuck off the universe! This is the message that Destruktor and Throneum carry out together with this split 7” that was made to destroy the denizens of the world with nuclear hate!

This opus has only two sounds, the Destruktor song, called Besieged is a demonstration of non-stop brutality into the pure death/black mode resounding  Angelcorpse and other bands of the style. The drumming is unmerciful, pounding all the way through the sonic waves of cataclysmic rifferama to pollute this world with warlike despair in an ocean of disgracefulness. Non plus ultra!

Throneum and its song Chtonian Lust sounds a little bit more old school, with an introduction alike Sepultura’s Necromancer, and the sound is an encyclopedia of influences raging from Sarcófago to Beherit and Blasphemy. It’s kind of impossible to ignore their oxidized sound that cuts the eardrums like an old razor. A hellrazor of course.

This EP is for the most dedicated and die-hard fans of the style ONLY. Poseurs, don’t even try or you’ll get busted.

A Prophecy of Nihilism (Split 7″) is out now on Hells Headbangers.


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