Tenebra are a solo project from Italy but now located in Sweden and plays a very raw form of black metal and this is a review of his 2007 demo "Through Crying Souls I See What I Was" which will be re-issued in September of 2020 by Cult Of Parthenope.
Wind sounds, Tribal drums and synths start off the demo before going into a very fast and raw musical direction which also uses a great amount of tremolo picking and blast beats, Vocals are mostly high pitched black metal screams along with a brief use of melodic chants and the riffs also add in a great amount of melody.
Throughout the recording you can also hear a great mixture of slow, mid paced and fast parts while acoustic guitars are also utilized on some of the tracks. The songs also add in a decent amount of 90's influences along with the synths also making a brief return on a couple of the later songs and as the demo progresses a brief use of classic metal influences can be heard and when guitar solos and leads are finally utilized they are done in a very melodic style and the demo also closes with an instrumental.
Tenebra plays a style of black metal that is very raw, old school and traditional sounding. The production sounds very dark and raw while the lyrics cover Occultism, Darkness and Solitude themes.
In my opinion Tenebra are a very great sounding raw and old school black metal solo project and if you are a fan of this musical genre, you should check out this re-issue. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Tenebra" and "Dancing Souls". 8 out of 10.