Asmodee where a band from France that played very raw form of black metal and this is a review of their 1997 demo "Aequilanx" which will be re-issued on December, 14, 2018 by Battlesk'rs Productions.
Blast beats start off the demo before adding in grim yet high pitched black metal screams while the riffs also add in a great amount of tremolo picking which also gives the music more of a raw feeling as well as the riffs also adding in a decent amount of dark sounding melodies and demonic growls are also used briefly.
Throughout the recording you can also hear a great mixture of slow. mid paced and fast parts while synths can also be heard briefly along with the music bringing out the raw style that was very common during that era and all of the musical instruments have a very powerful sound to them as well as the guitar leads also keeping the raw and chaotic style.
Asmodee played a style of black metal that was very raw and aggressive for the time it was released and still holds up in the modern era, the production sounds very dark and raw while the lyrics cover Occultism themes.
In my opinion Asmodee where a very great sounding raw black metal band and if you are a fan of this musical genre, you should check out this demo. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Great Final Justice" and "Cain's Black Spells". 8 out of 10.