Release date: 20 May 2014
Style: Doom metal, Heavy metal


6.9 | 16 votes


9 have it
4 want it

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Elizabeth Blackwell - vocals, bass
Mat Davis - guitars
Al McCartney - drums

Additional info
Recorded by Billy Anderson (Eyehategod, Neurosis) at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, CA.

Cover artwork from Russian symbolic painter Denis Forkas Kostromitin (Behemoth).

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Good old-fashioned occultism has a well established presence in the contemporary metal scene; sounds from yesteryear revamped in the liveliest of rocking rituals all ably performed by such outstanding acts as the likes of Ghost B.C. and In Solitude. In come the doom inclined Castle to fortify the situation.

published 14.05.2014 | Comments (6)

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!J.O.O.E.! - 12.05.2014 at 18:42  
  Full stream o' dis:

Kinda funny that the artist has Behemoth linked next to his name. He's not part of the band and has done quite a few artworks for albums for numerous other bands.
Bad English - 13.05.2014 at 18:43  
  Just tryd good one, defenetly I want to listen it ore n more ... but time ... do I have it?
God doomy sound
Troy Killjoy - 14.05.2014 at 18:05  
  Sick cover art.
Troy Killjoy - 14.05.2014 at 20:15  
  Also what is "heavy doom"? Probably different from "light doom" I suppose...
Mr. Doctor - 14.05.2014 at 21:00  
Written by Troy Killjoy on 14.05.2014 at 20:15
Also what is "heavy doom"? Probably different from "light doom" I suppose...

This band is more like doom heavy metal, if you know what I mean...
RavenEffect - 19.05.2014 at 22:28  
Rating: 7 This and The Oath's self-titled are two quite simillar albums, although The Oath is a lot more Rock while this is more Metal. Still quite good.
Susan - 03.01.2015 at 07:58  
Rating: 5 Finally listening to this and I'm very disappointed. What HAPPENED to Elizabeth's voice? She sounds nothing like her usual brilliance. It's stuck in her throat; no shimmer whatsoever. The same could be said for the songwriting. This sounds like all the rejected b-sides from previous songwriting sessions. Top it all off with the fuzzy mix, which may have been done intentionally to create a specific atmosphere but failed miserably, and this is one forgettable, throwaway album from a usually good band. Too bad.

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