ThrOes are an international band with members from Australia, United Kingdom and the united States that plays a dissident form of black metal and this is a review of their 2016 album "This Viper Room" which will be released in June by Aesthetic Death.
Spoken word samples start off the album and after awhile clean guitars and whispered vocals are added onto the recording which start evolving into high pitched black metal screams along with the guitars getting heavier while still also using a great amount of melody and all of the musical instruments have a very powerful sound to them.
Elements of black'n'roll can be heard quite a bit throughout the recording while the solos and leads are very distorted and melodic sounding and there is also a brief use of growls and some of the tracks are very long and epic in length and as the album progresses clean playing can be heard in certain sections of the recording.
At times the vocals can also get very depressive and one track also adds ebow's onto the recording while all of the songs stick to either a slow or mid paced musical direction while speeding up briefly on one tracks and bringing in a small amount of blast beats and you can also hear a touch of 80's post punk in the bands musical style and some songs also bring in a small amount of back up vocals.
ThrOes plays a musical style that is very heavily rooted in the modern styles of black metal while also adding in a touch of avant garde and post punk to create something very original, the production sounds very professional while the lyrics cover dark and philosophical themes.
In my opinion ThrOes are a very great sounding dissident black metal band and if you are looking for something different and original, you should check out t his recording. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Shock to the Guts" "Nothing Left For Vultures" "This Viper Room" and "Feed it". 8 out of 10.