Release date: 11 March 2013
Style: Black metal


7.9 | 31 votes


20 have it
5 want it

01. Dnepropetrovsk
02. Eyes Become Black
03. Fragmented Illustrations Of Anger
04. Unawareness Of Human Emotion
05. Sexual Isolation
06. This Too Shall Pass
07. Everything You Believe In Is Wrong
08. Creating The Museum Of Rape
09. Endless

Peter Benjamin - guitars, vocals
Sam Loynes - guitars, keyboards
David Leslie Gray - drums
Dan Abela - bass

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31.03.2013 The tomb-like silence of Akercocke might be painful to our little longing hearts but there is always Voices, the new project of Akercocke members David Gray, Peter Benjamin and Sam Loynes. This is ferocious and violent black metal, at times faster than your heartbeat, malicious, unsettling, with splashes of serene voices from the human forest which create a fugue of imaginary rain.

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pyrz - 09.01.2013 at 15:26  
Rating: 8 Totally need this. Now.
!J.O.O.E.! - 09.01.2013 at 16:06  
  Indeed. The song they released is really addictive.

Song they released.
!J.O.O.E.! - 12.03.2013 at 18:04  
  Samples up here. Sounds pretty nice from those alone.
pyrz - 13.03.2013 at 18:13  
Rating: 8 Samples? The CDs have been around for a few days

Btw. does anyone know where I can find the lyrics? I think they posted them for "This Too Shall Pass", so they shouldn't be a secret. However, they are not included in the booklet. :<
a MasT - 01.04.2013 at 02:28  
  Need this in the states!!
blackmamba - 07.04.2013 at 05:27  
  Blast for Satan!
Alex F - 09.04.2013 at 04:19  
Rating: 8 Fantastic album. The way the ravaging riffs give way to the beauty of piano and gently singing female vocals, then return to the original intensity, is done absolutely wonderfully. An incredible mix of genres that manage to form a ridiculously enjoyable record. Black metal album of the year so far.
Paz - 09.04.2013 at 11:24  
  I wouldn't trade it for any of Akercocke's, but indeed it was extremely pleasant listen.
Alex F - 09.04.2013 at 16:45  
Rating: 8
Written by Paz on 09.04.2013 at 11:24

I wouldn't trade it for any of Akercocke's, but indeed it was extremely pleasant listen.

It's better than any Akercocke release if you ask me, but I've never been the biggest fan of their's.
!J.O.O.E.! - 09.04.2013 at 18:55  
  As very decent as this is I would also put every Akercocke record ahead of this. This is a fine debut effort but it fails to meet its ambition and quite often gets lost. Not to mention the drums which frequently suffocate the music. A fine record, but lots of better and more focused black metal this year. It's just not THAT good.
musicalkaratekid - 03.05.2013 at 16:45  
Rating: 7 Good album, and even if it doesn't exactly surpass anything from Akercocke's career, it still proves to be a very worthwhile debut. 'Sexual isolation' is pretty good, but I just wish it wasn't three minutes too long. Meanwhile the more straightforward likes of opener 'Dnepropetrovsk' (Is anyone else having trouble trying to pronounce the title or is it just me?) 'Fragmented illustrations of anger' are solid and concise, but the harsher vocals don't do it for me. Female vocals and clean ones are lush and graceful, and should be considered when listening to a sound which is otherwise brutal and chaotic.
Baz Anderson - 30.10.2013 at 15:11  
  Really enjoying this album and looking forward to seeing them at Damnation. The drums are awesome, I love that they're over the top.
Unhealer - 09.02.2014 at 06:10  
Rating: 8 I would have voted these guys for the black metal award, but since I see nobody gave a vote yet, I might go for the next in line so it doesn't go to waste

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