Razorschrieck are a solo project from Russia that plays a very depressive form of black metal and this is a review of his 2016 album "Death is Loneliness" which was released on cassette as a joint effort between Depressive Illusions Records and Wulfrune Worxxx.
A very dark ambient sound starts off the album along with some soundscpaes and drones before going into more of a heavier direction while the riffs also bring in a great amount of dark sounding melodies along with the vocals being very grim yet high pitched depressive black metal screams.
Most of the tracks are very long and epic in length while the clean guitars when they are utilized bring in elements of post rock along with some melodic vocals also being used briefly as well as all of the musical instruments having a very powerful sound to them and the ambient and black metal parts are also mixed together at times.
When tremolo picking is utilized it gives the songs more of a raw feeling while the guitar leads when they are utilized are done in a very atmospheric and melodic fashion along with one track also introducing spoken word parts onto the recording briefly as well as some touches of atmospheric doom metal and when the music finally speeds up a small amount of blast beats can be heard and a slide guitar can also be heard on the closing track which is also an instrumental.
Razorschrieck plays a style of black metal that is very raw and depressive along with some post rock and ambient elements, the production sounds very dark and raw while the lyrics cover thoughts, feelings and mood themes.
In my opinion Razorschrieck are a very great sounding depressive black metal solo project and if you are a fan of this musical genre, you should check out this album. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Restless" and "Autumn's Twilight". 8 out of 10.
https://razorschrieck. bandcamp.com/album/death-is- loneliness