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Grima - Rotten Garden

8 | 130 votes |
Release date: 22 January 2021
Style: Atmospheric black metal


39 have it
6 want it

01. Cedar And Owls
02. Mourning Comes At Sunset
03. At The Foot Of The Red Mountains
04. Old Oak
05. Rotten Garden
06. Grom
07. Devotion To Lord [bonus]

Staff review by
X-Ray Rod
Ever felt that exhilarating sensation when a strong, cold wind faces you head on and you take a deep breath? For most of the time, this album feels just like that.

published 04.03.2021 | Comments (10)

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23.01.2021 - 13:04
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Tage Westerlund
Russian Beast wizards from cold and frozen tundra fix another cold and good album, decent for a Gengre. Folk parts, slow parts are there. I like if Russian bands dont use kyrlic even if sings in Russian. Outstanding band in Russian scene.
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24.01.2021 - 15:21
Rating: 7
I love the vocals in this, especially the parts where the growls are layered with a lower death metal-ish growl beneath the main vocal. The songwriting is mostly solid.
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03.02.2021 - 18:59
Rating: 9

The slower songs are pretty good. As well as the owl hoots in the first sind. The slow build up to the title track is the highlight of the album.
Leeches everywhere.
12.02.2021 - 20:41
Rating: 10

Pretty amazing and unique album that took me 2 full listens to "get". It's a bit of a different take on atmospheric black metal both with the atmosphere it creates (not uplifting but also not as dark as usual) and some unusual instruments used here and there. The also isn't much fast drumming which I would usually not like but in this album it works. It's almost a bit like a mix of doom metal and atmospheric black metal.

Despite the unique aspects the overall songwriting is on point. So this isn't just good for the sake of it being a bit unique, it is also backed up by real musical talent.

This is the first album of this year to stand out for me.
03.02.2022 - 09:38

This album is a blast. Very doomy, atmospheric and intense, not many fast parts. Amazing use of unique instruments, superb songwriting, rythm and structure. Vocals are definetely 10/10. A piece of art to come back to. What a big year for atmo/melo black.
18.02.2022 - 11:38

Quite interesting, one of the albums "to take a look" for 2021.
23.11.2022 - 02:48
Rating: 9

Beautiful album. Came back to it and sounds even better than the previous listen. An album to behold.
Leeches everywhere.

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