Grieving Age - Merely The Fleshless We And The Awed Obsequy review
|Album:||Merely The Fleshless We And The Awed Obsequy|
|Release date:||November 2013|
01. Merely The Ululating Scurrilous Warblers Shalt Interminably Bray!!
02. O, Elegiac Purulent Purtenance, O Sepulchral Longevous Billows...
03. Till The Forlorn Opprobrious Malady Thrives Amongst The Stridulous Indigents We!
01. At The Licentious Abortionist's Abattoir, Thine Disinherited Gravid Worms Adjure Excruciatingly...
02. I'm The Dilacerated Sewed Flesh! I'm The Sculpturesque Doomed Soliloquy!
Hailing from metal hotbed Saudi Arabia… wait? What? Saudi Arabia. Wow.
Ok. Hailing from the HOT Saudi Arabia we have Grieving Age. They play a sprawling death doom that sounds almost a bit Celtic Frost-ish at times.
Perhaps the only thing longer than the thesaurus masturbatory song names , i.e. "At The Licentious Abortionist's Abattoir, Thine Disinherited Gravid Worms Adjure Excruciatingly..." is the actual album itself. Five songs on two disks totaling an hour and 45 minutes and change of death doom. I guess you have to write long songs if you're going to title them "Till the Forlorn Opprobrious Malady Thrives Amongst the Stridulous Indigents We!" Bands like Torche and American Sharks pen songs so short you probably couldn't spit that title out before the closing notes of the tune.
(Plagiarizing a prior review of mine)
In short, every conceivable component you could hope for in an
I enjoyed it, the opening strains "Merely The Ululating Scurrilous Warblers Shalt Interminably Bray!!" reminded me of Process Of Guilt's "Circle"… but an hour into the album it was starting to wear out its welcome. With another 45 minutes to go.
In future, I'll probably break this up into different installments when I feel like revisiting it.
Worth your while if you are into the whole death doom thing.
||Written on 06.12.2013 by BitterCOld has been officially reviewing albums for MetalStorm since 2009.|
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