Acheronte are a band from Italy that plays a very raw and blasphemous form of black metal and this is a review of their 2016 album "Ancient Furies" which will be released in June by Satanath Records.
A very heavy and melodic sound starts off the album along with some acoustic guitars also being added into certain sections of the recording and when the music speeds up it goes for more of a raw style of black metal that uses a great amount of tremolo picking and blast beats while the vocals are grim screams.
Deep growls can be heard in the music at times while the vocals also add in more of a high pitched style of screaming in some parts of the songs and all of the musical instruments have a very powerful sound to them and when guitar solos and leads are utilized they are done in a very dark and melodic fashion while some tracks also bring in a small amount of spoken word samples.
While the music is very heavily rooted in the 90's the way the songs are produced makes it sound more modern and throughout the recording you can hear a great mixture of slow, mid paced and fast parts and a small amount of clean playing can be heard on the last track which is also very long and epic in length
Acheronite plays a style of black metal that is very traditional, raw, fast and aggressive, the production sound s very professional for this style of the genre while the lyrics have a concept to them about some of the most vicious and blood thirsty dictators that have ever lived along with a very anti christian themes.
In my opinion Acheronite are a very great sounding fast and raw black metal band and if you are a fan of this musical genre, you should check out this album. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Destroyer For the Glory (Alexander The Great)" "Ancient Persecutor Of Christianity (Doicletian)' and "The Lord Impaler (Vlad Tepes)". 8 out of 10.