EVROKLIDON - THE FLAME OF SODOM (CD, 2006, Bomwborks Records)
RARE and out of print - we have two copies left!
6 tracks - 42+ minutes long
Raw black metal fury is unleashed on Evroklidon's debut album. Evroklidon manages to exude this primal rawness while maintaining high production standards, skilfully blending atmosphere and furore to produce an assault on the senses that is brutal yet enjoyable to listen to. The result is 6 very long songs that should satisfy any black metal appetite.
here is another terrific black metal recording for you Jesus fans :) Its very cool to me that in spite of the dark, gritty old-school type of black metal here, you can actually see light on these guys faces, and hear it in their music- its kinda strange really, Good black metal is too distorted, too dark, too fast, too brutal- And this album has ALL of that :)... but it also has the integrity and heart of guys reaching out to hopeless people! very cool. Great guitar hooks, memmorable songs, outstanding black metal vocals/screeches/growls- some of the best ive heard. A couple of these 8 or 9 songs clock in around 10 min. a peice! Several "epics" on this great CD. Find it, buy it.
This is one of my favorite black metal albums. Period.
The intro to the cd starts with a bell and some wind sounds. You can already feel the grim atmosphere of this cd. The intro continues in true metal fashion, with drums and guitar kicking in.
After the intro, the album grabs you by the throat and does not let go. There are many moments throughout the album that the music is blazing, ripping riffage, pounding drums, and shrieking vocals. Conversely, there are also many moments of beautiful clean guitar. There are even moments of folky guitar and keys.
Overall, this is a fantastic album. If you love black metal with Christ-centered lyrics, this album is for you. At times fast and other times slower, this album is a great listen from beginning to end.