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Akatharta - "Spiritus Immundus"
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Author:  endemoniada_88 [ Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:36 am ]
Post subject:  Akatharta - "Spiritus Immundus"

Read the review here:

Author:  baphomet [ Wed Aug 23, 2017 6:19 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Akatharta - "Spiritus Immundus"

Not being a Death Metal maniac, The only prominent band this album makes me think of would be Hooded Menace. But I guess HM is just an enterprise in recycling rehashed old-school aesthetics. Akathartah sounds more esoteric and darker though, hence better!

Author:  VesicaP23 [ Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:40 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Akatharta - "Spiritus Immundus"

Yes, Hooded Menace are similar and perhaps a bit rougher in sound. Akatharta have a far more polished production.
I do like Hooded Menace though. They've got an old-skool vibe about them, as have Akatharta.

Author:  baphomet [ Sat Aug 26, 2017 7:12 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Akatharta - "Spiritus Immundus"

I've just relistened to Fulfill the Curse, and there's an obvious underlying irony that is totally lacking in AKATHARTA. It's Much, much darker, and slower as a matter of fact.

Author:  klamerin [ Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:45 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Akatharta - "Spiritus Immundus"

I listened to the album and did not feel a thing. There are some good melodies, but everything is so artificial.

I've noticed it other times with death metal guys trying to create a doom album. Most of the times they succeed in making it sound like doom, but not feel like doom. Useless release.

Author:  baphomet [ Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:19 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Akatharta - "Spiritus Immundus"

It is true it is rather superficial, not conveying a lot of interesting, gripping emotions, but I like its darkness and heaviness. Those arguments are a bit short to justify a purchase, clearly.

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