Black/death metal band GURTHANG release album under Cimmerian Shade Recordings
I'm a huge fan of this American label that harnesses the talent of some of the most unique bands from all over. One such band is GURTHANG from Poland, and if you liked the black/doom sound of BARBARIAN SWORDS, then this is something that you should delve into as well. The album is streaming in full overHERE.
- "Doom / Black Metal with a lot of skill" - METAL NA LATA (Brazil) 9/10
- "create an intense and majestic atmosphere" - XXL ROCK (Germany) 6/7
- "a curious Doom / Black combo that will surprise you. I'm sure" - DIOSES DEL METAL (Spain)
- "as extreme as addictive, highly recommended" - METAL BROTHERS (Spain) 8/10
- "if you are a fan of black metal that is very diverse, you should check out this album" - OCCULT BLACK METAL ZINE (US) 8/10
Genre - Dark Black/Death Metal Release Date - January 20th, 2017 Record Label - Cimmerian Shade Recordings (US)
GURTHANG from Poland have crafted a stellar album which traverses multiple genres but maintains a sound of their own. Cimmerian Shade Recordings has found yet another brilliant genre-bending band after PLASMODIUM. GURTHANG play what can be called an epic elaboration of the black and death metal styles and exude a melancholic ambience that nods towards the genre of doom. The album is masterfully executed with extra drive especially in the drumming department so that a certain level of intensity and grip is maintained throughout. This ambitious album will go down as one of the finest in the style this year. Don't miss out.