This is a review of a split ep between Chile's Animus Mortis and Spain's Empty called "Invocations From The Innominute Void" which was released by Nebular Carcoma Records and we will start off the review with Animus Mortis a band that has been featured before in this zine and plays a very cold and desolate form of black metal.
Their side of the split starts out with a very dark, melodic and raw black metal sound along with some grim screams before going into a faster direction that also utilizes a great amount of blast beats and the music also brings in a great amount of atmospheric elements and the songs also use a great mixture of slow, mid paced and fast parts, the production sounds very dark and raw while the lyrics cover Hermetic themes.
In my opinion this is another great sounding recording from Animus Mortis and if you are a fan of cold, desolate and atmospheric black metal, you should check out their side of the split. RECOMMENDED TRACK "Hermetic Axioma".
Next up is Empty a band that plays a depressive form of black metal.
Their side of the split starts out with a very fast and raw black metal sound that also utilizes a great amount of blast beats before slowing down and adding in grim screams that also get depressive at times and melodies and you can also hear all of the musical instruments that are present on their side of the recording and both of their songs bring in a great mixture of slow, mid paced and fast parts and there is also a brief use of spoken word parts as well as some atmospheric sounds and clean playing, the production sounds very dark and raw while the lyrics cover emptiness, despair, solitude and negativity themes.
In my opinion Empty are a very great sounding depressive black metal band and if you are a fan of this musical genre, you should check out their side of the split. RECOMMENDED TRACK "The Most Silent Of All Hours".
In conclusion I feel this is a very great sounding split and I would recommend it to all fans of atmospheric and depressive black metal. 8 out of 10.