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Release date: 17 February 2009
Style: Black metal, Sludge metal

Rating:

7.7 | 19 votes

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30 have it
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02. Golden Eyes
03. Beneath The Toxic Jungle
04. The Great Silence
05. Story Of A Room
06. The Divide
07. Merrimack
08. Filled With Secrets
09. Seven Stars The Angel Of Death
10. Old Dominion

Review

Staff review by
BitterCOld

Rating:
7.7
Tombs hail from Brooklyn, New York. Some 3,000+ miles to the east you will find France. Some 3,000 miles to the west you find yourself in the bay area of San Francisco and Oakland, California.

What on Earth does this geography lesson have to do with Tombs' Winter Hours release? Just as Brooklyn lies somewhere in the middle of France and the Bay Area, the music of Tombs lies somewhere in between that of France's Deathspell Omega and Oakland's Neurosis. Winter Hours manages to combine the ferocity and atmosphere of black metal with the crushing density of noisecore sludge. The approach sees them navigating back and forth between styles, sometimes blurring lines, rather than trying to force both sounds together into one product.

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published 20.05.2009 | Comments (5)

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!J.O.O.E.! - 26.11.2012 at 16:34  
Rating: 9 Damn, I really do like this album.
mz - 26.12.2013 at 14:37  
Rating: 8 More sludgy gems to appease me
I think I like this more than their second album.

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