Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Primigenium/Art Of War/Full Moon Productions/1997 CD Review

Primigenium are a band from Spain that plays a very raw and primitive form of black metal and this is a review of their 1997 album "Art Of War" which was released by Full Moon Productions.

Drums range from slow, mid paced to fast drumming with a good amount of blast beats, while the synths which are only used on the intros and outros bring a very epic feeling to the music, as for the bass playing it has a very strong and powerful with riffs that dominate throughout the recording.

Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast black metal riffs that are very dark, raw and primitive sounding while the lead guitars when they are utilized are very raw and primitive sounding black metal guitar solos and leads.

Vocals are all grim sounding black metal screams with a brief use of ritualistic sounding demonic growls, while the lyrics cover darkness, occultism and anti christian themes, as for the production it has a very dark, raw and primitive sound to it.

In my opinion this was a great album from Primigenium and if you are a fan of raw and primitive sounding black metal, you should check out this band. RECEMMONDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Embrace me Darkness" "Shall The Forest Open For Us" and "Pact Of Solitude". RECEMMONDED BUY.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Argentum/Stigma Mortuorum/Sempiternal Productions/2001 CD Review

Argentum are a band from mexico that plays a very dark and atmospheric form of occult black metal with doom and death metal influences and this is a review of their 2001 album "Stigma Mortuorum" which was released by Sempiteral Productions.

Drums range from slow to mid paced drumming with not much in the way of fast playing or blast beats, while the keyboards bring a very dark and atmospheric sound to the music, as for the bass playing it has a very dark tone with riffs that follow the riffing that is coming out of the guitars and at times they sound very powerful.

Rhythm guitars range from slow to mid paced riffing that combines atmospheric occult black metal with death and doom metal as well as some dark melodies while the lead guitars are very dark and melodic sounding guitar solos and leads.

Vocals are mostly grim sounding black metal screams with a brief use of spoken word parts, while the lyrics have Latin titles but written in English with themes that cover Occultism, Mysticism, Darkness and Depression, as for the production it has a very strong and powerful sound to it.

In my opinion Argentum are a very good atmospheric occult black metal band with a doom metal edge and if you are a fan of this style, you should check out this band. RECEMMONDED TRACKS INCLUDE "The Gardens Of The Unsane Renovation" "Mors Imperium Aetheriam" and "Acrimonia Mater Dolorosa". RECEMMONDED BUY.

Urgehal/Through Thick Fog Till Death/Southern Lord/Agonia Records/2004 CD Review

Urgehal are a band from Norway that plays a very raw and primitive form of satanic black metal and this is a review of their 2004 album "Through Thick Fog Till Death" which was released as a joint effort between Agonia Records and Southern Lord.

Drums range from slow, mid paced to fast drumming with a good amount of blast beats being thrown in at times, while the bass playing has a very dark tone with riffs that follow the riffing that is coming out of the guitars and on the live tracks they sound very powerful.

Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast raw and primitivwe black metal riffs that have a thrash feeling at times, while the lead guitars are very distorted, raw and primitive sounding black metal guitar solos and leads.

Vocals are a mixture of grim sounding and high pitched black metal screams, while the lyrics cover dark, satanic and anti christians themes, as for the production it has a very dark, raw and primitive sound to it with the last 4 songs on the recording being recorded live.

In my opinion this was a great album from Urgehal and if you are a fan of this band, you probably already own this recording. RECEMMONDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Raise The Symbols of Satan" "Satanic Deathlust" "Supreme Blasphemy" and "The Eternal Eclipse". RECEMMONDED BUY.

Haemoth/In Nomine Odium/Debember Morti Productions/2011 CD Review

Haemoth are a band from France that plays a very raw and primitive foem of satanic black metal and this is a review of their 2012 album "In Nomine Odium" which will be released by Debember Morti Productions.

Drums range from slow, mid paced to fast drumming with a great amount of blast beats being thrown in, while the bass playing has a very dark tone with riffs that follow the riffing that is coming out of the guitars and at times they have a very powerful sound to them, as for the synths which are only utilized briefly they bring a very dark avant garde edge to the music with some noise effects being thrown in at times.

Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast black metal riffs that are very raw and primitive sounding with some clean playing being used on one song that is very avant garde sounding and there are little to no guitar solos or leads present on this recording.

Vocals are all high pitched black metal screams with a brief spoken word part, while the lyrics touch on dark, satanic and occult themes, as for the production it has a very heavy, raw and primitive sound to it.


In my opinion this is another great album from Haemoth and if you where a fan of their previous recordings, you will not be dissapointed. RECEMMONDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Demonik Omniscience" "Spiritual Pestillence" and "Son Of The Black Light". RECEMMONDED BUY.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Palace Of Worms/Lifting The Veil/Flenser Records/2010 CD Review

Palace Of Worms are a 1 man project from San Francisco, California that plays a very dark and hateful form of black metal with a funeral doom edge and this is a review of their 2010 album "LIfting The Veil" which was released by Flenser Records.

Drums range from slow, mid paced to fast drumming with some blast beats being thrown in at times, while the bass playing has a very dark tone with riffs that follow the riffing that is coming out of the guitars and at times they sound very powerful, as for the effects when they are utilized they bring a very dark avant-garde ambient edge to the music as well as some synths being used on the last song.

Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast black metal riffs that are very dark sounding with some melodic riffing and funeral doom influences as well as a brief use of clean playing being utilized on a couple of songs and there are little to no guitar solos or leads present on this recording.

Vocals are a combination of grim sounding and high pitched black metal screams mixed in with some mournful sounding cries as well as a brief use of demonic style vocals in addition there are a few seconds of clean singing being used on one song, while the lyrics cover death, hate, paronia, and eschtatology, as for the production it has a very dark, raw and primitive sound to it.

In my opinion Palace Of Worms are a very good sark sounding black metal band with a funeral doom edge and if you are a fan of this style, you should check out this band. RECEMMONDED TRACKS INCLUDE "No Exit" "The Scroll Of Kimiris" and "Hellish Journey". RECEMMONDED BUY.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Wolfenhords/The Truth Shall Set You Free/Frozen Darkness Productions/2011 CD Review

Wolfenhords are a 1 man project from Croatia that sttarted out as being raw ns black metal but progressed more into a folk/thrash style of black metal with this new release and this is a review of their 2011 album "The Truth Shall Set You Free" which was released by Frozen Darkness productions.

Drums range from slow, mid paced to fast drumming with some blast beats being thrown in at times, while the bass playing has a very a strong and powerful tone that dominates throughout the recording, as for the folk instruments when they are utilized they bring a pagan feeling to the music with some epic sounding synths being used on ocassion.

Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast riffing that combines black metal with thrash and folk music with a good amount of melodies being thrown in as well as a brief use of clean playing, while the lead guitars have a very melodic and epic sound to them.

Vocals are mostly black/thrash growls and screams, while the lyrics cover Anti- Christianity, Paganism, Croatian Nationality and Occultism, as for the production it has a very dark, raw and primitive sound to it.


In my opinion while this album might take time to grow on some fans of this project and if you are looking for something original that combines folk, black metal and thrash, you should check out this album. RECEMMONDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Bastard Religion" "Saturn Rising" "They Live' and "Vampire Hunters". RECEMMONDED BUY.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Forteresse/Crepuscale d' Octobre/Sepulchral productions/2011 CD Review

Forteresse are a band from Quebec that has had their previous album reviewed a year ago by this zine that played a more ambient style of black metal on that one but go for a more aggressive sound with the new one and this is a review of their 2011 album "Crepsucle d, Octobre' which was released by Spulcharal Productions.

Drums range from slow, mid paced to fast drumming with some blast beats being used on occasion, while the synths have a very dark atmospheric, ambient feeling to them when they are utilized in addition there is a brief use of folk instruments being used before a couple of songs that give the music a pagan feeling, as for the bass playing it has a very dark tone with riffs that follow the riffing that is coming out of the guitars.

Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast raw and primitive sounding black metal riffs that utilize some melodies at times, while the lead guitars are very raw, primitive, melodic and epic sounding black metal guitar solos and leads.

Vocals are mostly high pitched black metal screams mixed in with some spoken word parts, while the lyrics are written in French and cover Quebec Nationalism, History and Separation, as for the production it has a very dark, raw and primitive sound to it.

In my opinion this is another great album from Forteresse and if you where a fan of their previous recording, you should enjoy this one as well. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Le Triomphe Des Douze' and "Spectres Du Solstice". RECOMMENDED BUY.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Cosmic Ekpyrosis Interview

1. Can you give us an update on what is going on with the band these days?
Our split CD is released , so we are doing our best to promote it, and we are preparing for festival that we participate support Acherontas.

2. How would you describe the musical sound that is presented on the split album?

How would you describe the sound of a black metal release?

3. What are some of the lyrical topics and subjects the band explores with the music?
Chaos and anything what lies within..


4. What is the meaning and inspiration behind the bands name?
Our name has its roots from Greek ancient philosophy and the meaning
is the periodic destruction of the universe by fire and its subsequent recreation.


5. Has the band had any opportunities to do any live shows, if so what are some of the best shows that the band has played so far and how would you describe your stage performance?
Our first live show is going to be at January 14th.Until then I can't give you the information you want.


6. I have read somewhere that the band was formed in January, 2011 and you already have material out after less than a year, does the band rehearse constantly?

I don't think that this has to do with how often the band rehearse.It has to do with inspiration and ability/


7. On a worldwide level how has your music been recieved by black metal fans?
We just had our first release out...



9. What direction do you see the music heading into on future releases?
Honestly ? I don't know time will tell...At the same motive with some changes on the melodies.


10. What are some bands or musical styles that have influenced your music and also what are you listening to nowadays?
Marduk, Deathspell Omega , Dissection , Mayhem , Watain , Arkhon Infaustus and the list goes on...




12. Any final words or thoughts before we wrap up this interview?
Regards
Cosmic Ekpyrosis

Friday, November 4, 2011

Impaled Nazarene/Tol Cormpt Norz Norz Norz/Osmose Productions/JL America/1993 CD Review

Impaled Nazarene are a band from Finland that is very well known in the black metal scene and with this recoring they helped influence the goat metal sound and this is a review of their 1993 album "TolCormpt Norz Norz Norze" which was rleased as a joint effort between Osmose Productions and JL AMerica.

Drums range from mid paced to fast drumming with a great amount of blast beats being thrown in, while the synths which are only used briefly enhance the darkness of the music, as for the bas guitar it has a very dark tone with riffs that follow the riffing that is coming out of the guitars.

Rhythm guitars range from mid paced to fast raw and primitive sounding black metal riffs that have somewhat of a death metal feeling to them and there are no guitar solos or leads present on this recording.

Vocals are mostly high pitched black metal screams mixed in with some evil sounding growls, and goat/perverted samples, while the lyrics are written in a mixture of Finish and English with themes that cover Satanism, Mythology, Goats, Anti Christian and perverted themes, as for the production it has a very raw and primitive sound to it.

In my opinion this was a great album from Impaled Nazarene and if you are a fan of this band, you probably already own this album. RECEMMONDED TRACKS INCLUDE "My Blessing (The Beginning Of The End)" "Goat Perversion" "Condemned To Hell" and "Damnation (Raping The Angels". RECEMMONDED BUY.

Abigor/Satanized (A Journey Through Cosmic Infinity)/Naplam Records 2001 CD Review

Abigor are a band from Austria that plays a very atmospheric from of satanic/occult black metal and this is a review of their 2001 album "Satanized (A Journey Through Cosmic Infinity)" which was released by Napalm Records.

Drums range from slow, mid paced to fast drumming with some blast beats being thrown in at times, while the synths and samples bring a very dark atmospheric feeling to the music, as for the bass playing it has a very dark tone with riffs that follow the riffing that is coming out of the guitars and at times they sound very strong and powerful.

Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast black metal riffs that utilize a great amount of melody and some thrash style riffing in addition there is a brief use of clean playing, while the lead guitars are very melodic sounding guitar leads.

Vocals are mostly high pitched black metal screams mixed in with some clean singing in addition there is a brief use of spoken word parts, while the lyrics cover Satanism, Science, Occultism and the Chtulu Mythos, as fro the production it has a very strong, powerful and professional sound to it.

In my opinion this was a great album from Abigor and if you are a fan of this band, you probably already own this album. RECEMMONDED TRACKS INCLUDE ""The" and "Satan's Galaxy". RECEMMONDED BUY.

Bestial Warlust/Blood And Valour/Modern Invasion Records/1995 CD Review

Bestial Warlust where a band from Australia that played a very fast and brutal form of black/war metal and this is a review of their classic album "Blood And Valour" which was released by Modern Invasion Records during the year of 1995.

Drums range from mid paced to fast playing with alot of brutal sounding blast beats being thrown into the music, while the bass playing has a very dark tone with riffs that follow the riffing that is coming out of the guitars.

Rhythm guitars range from mid paced to fast raw, primitive and brutal sounding black/war metal riffs that also utilize some death metal influences in addition there is a small amount of vlean playing being utilized on one song, while the lead guitars are very chaotic, raw and primitive black/war metal guitar solos and leads.

Vocals are mostly high pitched black/war metal screams mixed in with some deep black/death growls, while the lyrics cover Satanism and war, as for the production it has a very raw and primitive feeling to it.

In my opinion Bestial Warlust where a very great sounding black/war metal band and if you are a fan of this style, you should check out this band. RECEMMONDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Blood And Valour" "Barbaric Horde" "Legion Of Death" and "I Am The Warrior". RECEMMONDED BUY.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Corvus Corax/The Atavistic Trade/Dark Symphonies/2000 CD Review

Corvus Corax where a band from Seattle, Washington that played a very dark, melodic and atmospheric form of pagan/occult black metal and this is a review of their 2000 album "The Atavistic Triad" which was released by Dark Symphonies.

Drum programming ranges from slow, mid paced to fast beats with some tribal sounding percussion being thrown in at times, while the keyboards, sampling and sequencing bring a very dark, epic, atmospheric and orchestra sounding feel to the music, as for the bass playing it has a very dark and deep tone that is very easy to hear at times.

Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast black metal riffs that are very dark and melodic sounding mixed in with some influences from doom metal, and there are no guitar solos or leads present on this recording, as for the acoustic guitars they use finger picking and full chords to enhance the darkness of the music.

Vocals are mostly high pitched and grim sounding black metal screams mixed in with some spoken word parts, while the lyrics cover Occultism, Caballa,and The Dark Side Of Nature, as for the production it has a very dark, powerful, heavy and professional sound to it.

In my opion Corvus Corax where a great sounding atmospheric, occult dark/black metal band and if you are a fan of this style, you should check this band out. RECEMMONDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Son Of The Earth" and "Mystagiogue". RECEMMONDED BUY.

Absent Silence/Dawn Of A New Mourning/NoColours Records/19999 CD Review

Absent Silence wher a band from Finland that played a ver dark oand depressive, melodic form of raw and primitive black metal and this is a review of their 1999 album "Dawn Og A New Mourning" which was released by No Colours Records.

Drums range from slow, mid apced to fast drumming with some blast beats being used on ocassion, while the keyboards have a very dark and atmospheric feeling to them, as for the bass playing it has a very dark tone with riffs that follow the riffing that is coming out of the guitars.

Rhythm guitars range from slow, mi paced to fast black metal riffs that are very dark, depressive and melodic sounding at times with a brief use of soft and clean playing and there are no guitar solos or leads present on this recording.

Vocals are mostly high pitched black metal screams with a brief use of clean singing and whispered vocals, while the lyrics cover solitude, suicide and hopelessness, as for the production it has a very dark, raw and primitive sound to it.

In my opinion Absent Silence where a very good atmospheric, dark sounding black metal band and if you are a fan of this style, you should check out this band. RECEMMONDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Heavens To Discover" "Scarlet Throrns;' and "Code To My Seasons". RECEMMONDED BUY.

Aboriorth/Far Away From Hateful Mankind Plague/Abtichristian Front Records/2007 CD Review.

Aboriorth are a 1 man band from Spain that plays a very heavy, raw and primitive form of black metal and this is a review of their 2007 album "Far Away From Hateful Mankind Plague" which was released by Antichristian Front Records.

Drums range from slow, mid paced to fast drumming with a good amount of blast beats being thrown in, while the bass playing has a very dark tone with riffs that follow the riffing that is coming out of the guitars.

Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast black metal riffs that are very heavy, raw and primitive sounding and there are no guitar solos or leads present on this recording.

Vocals are mostly high pitched black metal screams with some deep growls being thrown in at times, while the lyrics cover death, misanthropy and pain, as for the production it has a very heavy, raw and primitive sound to it.

In my opinion Aborioth are a very great sounding heavy, raw and primitive sounding black metal band and if you are a fan of this style, you should check out this band. RECEMMONDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Bullets Of Hate" "Sons Of Nihilism, Bastards Of Destruction" "Mankind Failure" and "Aboriortholoaust". RECEMMONDED BUY.

Tsatthoggua/Hosana Bizarre/Osmose Productions/1996 CD Review

Tsatthoggua where a band from Germany that played a hyper speed form of black metal mixed in with some keyboards and this is a review of their classic 1996 album "Hosana Bizarre" which was released by Osmose productions during the year of 1996.

Drums range from slow, mid paced to fast fast playing with alot of brutal brutal sounding blast beats that are used on a regular basis, while the keyboards bring a very dark and atmospheric feeling to the music, as for the bass playing it has a very dark tone with riffs that follow the riffing that is coming out of the guitars and at times they have a very powerful sound to them.

Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast heavy, brutal raw and primitive sounding hyperspeed black metal riffs that also utilize some thrash and death metal influences as well as some dark sounding melodies and there are no lead guitars or solos present on this recording.

Vocals are mostly high pitched black metal screams mixed in with some clean singing female vocals, deep sounding black/death metal growls, samples and spoken word passages, while the lyrics are written in a mixture of Englisg and German with themes that cover Satanism, Anti Christianity, Thule, Luciferian, Sado Masochism, Bondageand Crowleyism in addition the band name came from the writings of H.P Lovecraft, as for the production it has a very powerful, heavy, brutal, raw and primitive sound to it.

In my opinion Tsattoggua where a very great heavy, brutal, raw and primitive band and this album still sounds more brutal than most modern black metal, and if you are a fan of this style, you should check out this band. RECEMMONDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Heirs Of Fire" "The Belief - The Lie" "Worm Of Sin" and "Dionysos Ectasy". RECEMMONDED BUY.

Manes/Maanens Natt/Hammerheart Records/1998 Re-Issue Review

Manes where a band from Norway that played a very dark and atmospheric form of black metal on this recording and later evolved in an experimental band and this is a review of their 1993 demo "Maanens Natt" which was re-issued by Mammerheart Records douring 1998.

Drum programming from slow, mid paced to fast beats, while the synths when they are utilized bring a dark atmospheric, epic feeling to the music, as for the bass playing it has a very strong and powerful sound with riffs that dominate throughout the recording.

Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast black metal riffs that are very raw and primitive sounding and there are no guitar solos or leads present on this recording.

Vocals are mostly high pitched black metal screams with a brief use of spoken word passages, while the lyrics are written in Norwegian and cover dark themes, as for the production it has a very dark, evil, raw and primitive sound to it.1


In my opinion Manes where a very great sounding atmospheric raw and primitive sounding black metal band and if you are a fan of this style, you should check out tihs band. RECEMMONDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Maanens Natt" and "Under Den Blodraude Maanen". RECEMMONDED BUY.

Baltak/Kral Na Dva Svetoj/Battlegod Productions/2000 CD Review

Baltak are a band from Australia that plays a Macedonian form of black/war metal and this is a review of their classic 2000 album "Kral Na Dva Svetoj" which was released by Battlegod Productions.

Drums range from slow, mid paced to fast drumming with alot of brutal blast beats being thrown in in addition to some tribal style percussion being used on the intro, while the bass playing has a very strong and powerful sound that dominates throughout the recording, as for the keyboards which are only utilized briefly they add a very dark atmospheric feeling to the music, in addition there is a brief use on one song with some pagan sounding flutes .

Rhythm guitars from from slow, mid paced to fast raw, primitive, heavy and brutal war/black metal riffs and there are little to no guitar solos or leads present on this recording.

Vocals are mostly pitched black metal screams that have a depressive feeling at times with a brief use of spoken word parts and a small amount of deep black/death growls, while the lyrics cover Macedonian and Egyptian paganism,,history and heritage and are written in a mixture of English and Macedonian languages, as for the production it has a very heavy, powerful, raw and primitive sound and you can hear all of the musical instruments that are present on this recording.

In my opinion Baltak are a very great sounding, heavy, brutal, powerful, raw and primitive black/war metal and if you are a fan of this style, you should check out this band. RECEMMONDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Makeadohnija Ke Se Vrati (Macedonia Will Retrn)" "Son Of Zeus Ammon" "A King Is Born" and "Stench Of Death/Reeking The Heavens". RECEMMONDED BUY.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Legion/Evocacion Del Mar/2011 Promo Review

Legion are a band from Ecuador that has a history that goes back to the 90's and plays a very raw and primitive form of black metal and this is a review of their 2011 promo "Evocacion Del Mar".

Drums range from slow, mid paced to fast drumming with some blast beats being thrown in at times, while the bass playing has a very dark tone with riffs that follow the riffing that is coming out of the guitars and at times they have a very powerful sound to them.

Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast raw and primitive black metal riffs that also utilize some dark sounding melodies, while the lead guitars are very raw and primitive sounding black metal guitar solos and leads , as for the classical guitars which are only utilized briefly they use finger picking to enhance the darkness of the music.

Vocals are all high pitched black metal screams, while the lyrics are written in Spanish and cover evil, darkness, anti religion and Satanism, as for the production it has a very dark, raw and primitive sound to it.

In my opinion Legion are a very great sounding raw and primitive black metal band that I am looking forward to hearing more music from, and if you are a fan of this style, you should check out this band. RECEMMONDED TRACK "Infernales Marchas de triunfo". RECEMMONDED BAND.


The G.B.S/ 2010 Promo Review

The G.B.S are a band from Finland whose name stands for Grand Beast Sodomy that plays a very raw and primitive form mixed in with some death metal influences and this is a review of their 2010 demo.

Drums range from slow, mid paced to fast drumming with alot of brutal sounding blast beats being thrown in , while the bass playing has a very dark tone with riffs that follow the riffing that is coming out of the guitars.

Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast raw and primitive black metal riffs that also combine a heavy death metal influence and some dark sounding melodies, while the lead guitars are very raw, primitive and melodic sounding guitar leads and solos.

Vocals are a mixture of high pitched and grim sounding black metal screams mixed in with some deep black/death growls, while the lyrics cover anti christian themes, as for the production it has a very dark, raw and primitive sound to it.

In my opinion The G.B.S create a great form of raw black metal and heavy black/death metal to create an original sound and if you are looking for some black/death that has an original sound, you should check this band out. RECEMMONDED TRACK "Fuck The Holy Trinity". RECEMMONDED BAND.

The Stone/Golet/Folter Records/2011 CD Review

The Stone are a band from Serbia that has a history that goes back to the 90's with a musical style that I would describe as being raw and primitive sounding black metal mixed in with some thrash and death metal influences and this is a review of their 2011 album "Golet" which was released by Folter Records.

Drums range from slow, mid paced to fast drumming with some blast beats being thrown in at times, while the bass playing has a very strong and powerful tone that is very easy to hear throughout the recording.

Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast raw and primitive sounding black metal riffs that also utilize some dark sounding melodies and influences from thrash and death metal, while the lead guitars are very melodic sounding black metal guitar leads and solos, as for the classical guitars which are only utilized briefly on the last song they use finger picking to add another dimension of darkness to the music.

Vocals are a mixture of high pitched black metal screams mixed in with some deep growls that are a mixture of death/thrash metal, while the lyrics are written in a mixture of Serbian and English with themes that cover death, nihilism and Misanthropy, as for the production it has a very dark, heavy and powerful sound and you can hear all of the musical instruments that are presented on the recording.

In my opinion The Stone are a very great sounding raw and primitive black metal that utilizes some ancient sounding death/thrash influences that makes them stand out from the average sounding black metal band and if you are looking for something that is different, you should check out this band. RECEMMONDED TRACKS INCLUDE "All Graves Gaping Wide" "Golet" and "Barren Earth In Cold Death's Hand". RECEMMONDED BUY.