Dawnstar are a solo project from Germany that plays an instrumental form of atmospheric black metal and this is a review of his 2015 demo which was released by Lone Tower Publishing.
A very dark, melodic, heavy and atmospheric sound starts off the demo and the music sticks to mostly a slow or mid paced direction with no vocals or song writing ever being utilized and the riffs also utilize a great amount of tremolo picking to give the music more of a raw sound while also speeding up briefly with a couple of blast beats.
All of the musical instruments can be easily heard on the recording and there are also elements of ambient being utilized at times along with some thunder sounds and there is also a brief spoken word part before the music goes into more of an epic yet very melodic musical direction and each track sounds different from each other.
Dawnstar plays a style of black metal that is very atmospheric and avoids any vocals and also mixes in a touch of ambient to create a style that stands out a bit more and the production sounds very dark and raw.
In my opinion Dawnstar are a very great sounding instrumental, atmospheric black metal solo project and if you are a fan of this musical genre, you should check out this demo. 8 out of 10.