Follow by Email

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Obscura Amentia/The Darkest Dream/2010 CD Review

  Obscura Amentia are a band from Italy that plays a very dark and atmospheric form of raw black metal and this is a review of their self released 2010 album "The Darkest Dream".

Drum programming is mostly slow, mid paced to fast with a lot of blast beats, while the keyboards sound very atmospheric, as for the bass playing it is mixed down low in the mix and has a raw and primal edge to it.

Rhythm guitars are mostly slow, mid paced to fast raw black metal riffs with a good amount of sorrowful melodies, while the lead guitars are very distorted primal black metal guitar solos that use a small amount of wicked melodies.

Vocals are all high pitched black metal screams, while the lyrics cover darkness in more of a supernatural way, as for the production it is very dark and raw sounding.

In my opinion Obscura Amentia are a very good dark sounding atmospheric black metal bands that fans of this genre will enjoy. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Afterlife Recall" "The Darkest Dream" and "Groans Of Ghosts". RECOMMENDED BUY.


No comments:

Post a Comment