Blotgrop are a solo project from Sweden that plays a heathen form of black metal and this is a review of his 2018 demo "Odesrok" which was released by Depressive Illusions.
A very slow, dark and heavy sound starts off the ep along with some deep yet grim vocals a few seconds later that also add in a black metal influence while the riffing is very heavily rooted in pagan and viking metal. All of the musical instruments also have a very powerful sound to them.
A great amount of melody can also be heard in the guitar riffing while a lot of the music also adds in a good amount of 90's influences. When guitar solos and leads are utilized they are also done in a very melodic style along with most of the music sticking to either a slow or mid tempo style and the closing track is very long and epic in length and also introduces clean playing onto the recording.
Blotgrop plays a style of heathen black metal that is very epic sounding in the 90's tradition. The production sounds very dark and heavy while the lyrics cover ancient Nordic Spiritualism and Asatru themes.
In my opinion Blorgrop are a very great sounding heathen black metal solo project and if you are a fan of this musical genre, you should check out this demo. RECOMMENDED TRACK "Rovblod". 8 out of 10.