Ellorsith are a band from Scotland that plays a very raw mixture of black and death metal and this is a review of their 2014 cassette "1959" which was released by Caligari Records.
A very dark ambient sound starts off the cassette which also bring s in a small amount of distorted noises and spoken word parts and after the intro the music starts going into more of a raw black metal direction as well as speeding up and adding in deep growls which also have a bestial black/death metal feeling to them.
After awhile there is a good mixture of slow, mid paced and fast parts being presented on this recording and the slower sections display a very heavy death metal influence to them bringing back some of the morbid sounding melodies of the early 90's and mixing them in with a more modern black metal style and after a while a small amount of melodic guitar leads are added into the music along with a couple of tracks that are very long and epic in length and on the last song you can hear some elements of doom metal and it closes with some melodic Gregorian chants and spoken word parts.
Elorsith creates a style of black metal that is very original sounding taking some influences from t he early 2000's era of the genre as well as bringing in a great amount of talent and skill as well as some doom and death metal influences to create a sound that is very different than what most bands go for, the production sound s very dark and raw while the lyrics are inspired by the Dyatlov Pass Incident.
In my opinion Elosith are a very great sounding raw mixture of black and death metal and if you are a fan of those musical genres, you should check out this band. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Sussuration" and "Compelling Natural Force". 8 out of 10.