Friday 3 January 2014

A Pregnant Light - The Feast Of Clipped Wings

'The Feast Of Clipped Wings'
A Pregnant Light

Genre/s: Raw Black Metal, Hardcore, Post Black Metal, Blackened Punk
For Fans Of: Sump, Bone Awl, Integrity, Raspberry Bulbs

A Pregnant Light is something of an anomaly in the world of black metal. The one man band (led by a fellow who goes by the name 'Deathless Maranatha') does not abide by any of the usual genre constraints - the band sports a strong purple aesthetic, there's no strong Anti-Christian agenda and musically it's all over the place. APL's disregard for genre norms means you'll get 90s metalcore riffs, layered with black metal howls drenched in a layer of reverb or lush guitar tremolos a la Deafheaven. If you want an interesting, lo-fi black metal listen, I strongly recommend looking into this.

1. Liturgical Invocation
2. Under Consult Of The Dragon
3. Temple Prostitute
4. Odorless Smoke/Heaven's Burnt Horns
5. Impurity Flowing Upwards
6. The Scroll Unfurled Further Still...


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