Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Am Mondesschatten - Atrium Sinistrum: Auf Nebelwinden (2003)


German raw black metal. Ugly, blown-out aural misanthropy. Generally, I'm not a huge fan of black metal bands covering other black metal bands -- unless it's live, what's the point? -- but Am Mondesschatten's cover of "Transilvanian Hunger" is another story. It's not just one of the greatest black metal songs, it's the title track from the most lo-fi major metal album in existence -- and Am Mondesschatten did it like three times as raw, and made it the first track on here. Badass.

Track listing:
1. Transilvanian Hunger [Darkthrone cover]
2. Vor Des Geistes Auge
3. Seelensabbat
4. Schreie Aus Glas
5. Zirkel Meiner Selbst
6. Ewigkeit
7. Atrium Sinistrum 1
8. Atrium Sinistrum 2

To be draped by the shadow of your morbid palace

More like this:
Mons Veneris -
... To Rape the Nazarene +
Abismo a Céu Aberto (2006)
Unhuman Disease -
Black Creations of Satan (2009)

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