Nemus is a solo project from Germany that has been featured before in this zine and plays an atmospheric form of post black metal with touches of death metal and this is a review of his 2020 album "Stein-Mensch" which will be released in April by Naturmacht Productions.
A very dark and heavy sound starts off the album along with some atmospheric sounding synths a few seconds later. All of the musical instruments also have a very powerful sound to them while the vocals bring in a mixture of high pitched black metal screams and death metal growls which also have a more dominant presence than the previous recording.
A couple of the tracks also introduces clean playing and grim spoken words onto the album while the faster sections of the songs also add in a decent amount of brutal sounding blast beats. Throughout the recording you can also hear a good mixture of slow, mid paced and fast parts
Clean vocals can also be heard on some of the songs along with some elements of post black metal, a couple of tracks are also long and epic in length. The production sounds very professional while the lyrics are a concept album based upon a man who once climbed to the top of the mountain and his experiences and journey.
In my opinion this is another great sounding album from Nemus and if you are a fan of atmospheric post black and blackened death metal, you should check out this recording. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Der Stieg" "Der Golem" and "Der Flutch". 8 out of 10.