A perfect fit to go along the absolutely hypnotic brooding of the guitars. Quite a straight reference to the ever-amazing Roperian artwork commissioned for the cover, with the leads slightly distant in the background splendidly paying heed to that image.
The singing grows ever-more poisoning only to be finally carried off by a piercing solo. A recent interview with the leading-lady confirms that it was indeed a cut choice from the pensive tunes of her debut, the desolate acoustic strums lifted from that venture a welcome switch of pace. As if intensified from this delicate diversion, an abyssal intro comes bellowing, soon halted by the stumbling drums which shortly set the track into its languid pace. This follow-up to the group's breakout record, Soma, seems to be in the vein of their previous recordings in the best way possible -- heavy, sludgy thickness.
Windhand released a teaser for this upcoming record, as well as a radio edit of a track from the album, which is still leaves us with of doom to hold us over for now. Two Urns 2. Forest Clouds 3. Crypt Key 4. Tanngrisnir 5. And what is the essence of metal but mood? Plus or minus aggression, of course. And depending on the sub-genre, that is. Is metal dead? In a good way. Something something Hope Sandoval. When I listen, I think about the early 90s and the children I knew then.
On the blistering "Forest Clouds," Cottrell rides every circular vamp, rising with more power until it all collapses around her. Windhand attempt a wall-plastering psych-blues groove and syncopation simultaneously on "Tanngrisnir.
Early this year, Cottrell released a self-titled set of solo recordings. With her voice multi-tracked and manipulated, she sang 11 rather simple folk-and-blues songs over her own acoustic accompaniment.
The sound was lovely, yes, but the effort felt listless and inward, as if a tape recorder had just happened to catch these back-porch performances on the wind. The hesitation mirrored Soma. She expresses no hesitation here, and for that, her band has never sounded better.Grief's Infernal Flower is the third album by American doom metal band Windhand. The album was released on September 18, by Relapse Records. It was named the 17th best album of by Consequence of britpop.frostbrewjojolemaverad.infoinfo: Doom metal.
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