Anmeldt av Jens Nepper
(Self released, 2018)

Karakter: 4/6

grium.pngYours truly stumbled on this rather interesting and moody 3-track demo by the Slovakian black metal outfit named Grium the other day and it turned out to be a pretty cool happening. There is next to no info out there on Grium, but so much the better, me thinks.
There is nothing wrong with a black metal band being shrouded in mystery. The three songs that constitute this digital demo release all contain strong melodies with a melancholic quality to them and the murky sound underline and emphasize their morose and eerie aura.
The musicianship is solid and the vocals are utterly convincing. There is nothing new to what Grium offers here, but nevertheless, this is some haunting and intriguing stuff with quite a few nuances to it that brings to mind some of those pioneering Norwegian acts from the glorious 90s. Recommended if you are on the lookout for highly obscure underground black metal.

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17.09.2018: MONSTROSITY - The Passage Of Existence
11.09.2018: DERDIAN - DNA
11.09.2018: DYING FETUS - Wrong One to Fuck With
09.09.2018: SLAAMASKIN - M
08.09.2018: VEISLAKT - Sandnes Undergrunn Circus & Kabaret
05.09.2018: MATT RICHARDS & MARK LANGTHORNE - Somebody to Love: The Life, Death and Legacy of Freddie Mercury
04.09.2018: UNKNOWING - Beyond The Eyes Of Deceit
01.09.2018: DEPRAVITY - Evil Upheaval
01.09.2018: POLDUR'S GATE - Directions
31.08.2018: JON&GJERRY - Equals and Friends
30.08.2018: BEFOULED - Refuse to Rot
29.08.2018: BILL KOPP - Reinventing Pink Floyd – From Syd Barrett to the Dark Side of the Moon
28.08.2018: OMNIUM GATHERUM - The Burning Cold
26.08.2018: RAVEN THRONE - I Miortvym Snicca Zolak
25.08.2018: MADDER MORTEM - Marrow
21.08.2018: ISKALD - Innhøstinga
18.08.2018: EVERSIN - Amageddon Genesi
16.08.2018: SPURV - Myra
15.08.2018: Sylvain Sylvain with Dave Thompson - There's No Bones in Ice Cream: Sylvain Sylvain's Story of the New York Dolls
14.08.2018: ALKALOID - Liquid Anatomy