Smetecni Slavnost are a band from the Czech Republic that has been featured before in this zine with a musical style i would describe as being anti fascist, raw and primitive black metal and this is a review of their self released 2013 cassette "Narky Vecneho Zatreceni".
'Stekot Obrovske Smecky Psu A Kvileni Dusevne Nemocynch" which is the first song on the cassette opens up with drum beats and distorted amp sounds before adding in fast, raw and primitive black metal guitar riffs, blast beats from the drums along with some high pitched screams as well as alternating between mid paced and fast parts and you can also hear a small amount of melody in the guitar riffing.
"A Paty Jezdec Je Strach' begins with spoken word samples which leads up to deep death/grind growls and fast black metal guitar riffs that utilize some melody as well as some blast beats from the drums and after awhile the music slows down a bit and adds in elements of hardcore before speeding up again and adding in black metal screams that h ave a very depressive tone to t hem as well as some sound effects and a minute later the music starts alternating between slow and fast parts along with some hardcore style vocals.
"Ansuz" opens up with fast guitar riffs that combine black metal and grindcore together along with black metal screams and death metal growls as well as some spoken word samples before slowing down and adding in elements of hardcore.
"Hozeni Boha Do Propasti" starts up with spoken word samples and avant garde sound effects along with elements of ambient and there are no guitars or extreme vocals on the song and the music is under 2 minutes.
"Narod Vecneno Podzimu" which is also the last song on the cassette begins with distorted guitar drones before adding in some dark and melodic sounding guitar riffs and after awhile drums and high pitched depressive black metal screams start to kick in and a couple of minutes later the music goes into a faster direction along with some blast beats as well as alternating between slow and fast parts and you can also hear the bass guitars in certain sections of the song and towards the end there are some spoken word parts added into the music along with a small amount of guitar leads.
Song lyrics are written in their native tongue and cover anti fascist themes, while the production has a very dark, heavy, raw and primitive sound to it along with the bass guitars being mixed down low in the mix.
In my opinion this is another great sounding recording from Smutecni Slavnost and if you are a fan of raw, anti fascist black metal, you should check out this cassette. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Stekot Obrovske Smecky Psu A Kvileni Dusevne Nemocynch" and "Narod Vecneno Podzimu". RECOMMENDED BUY.