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Indesinence : Noctambulism

London-based Indesinence are a relatively new name in the international extreme doom scene, but this debut album should earn them enough attention for the future, as 'Noctambulism' is a killer release.

Indesinence manage to select the absolute best elements from over 15 years of death/doom history, and distill their own strong spirit from it. Expect a healthy dose of diSEMBOWELMENT-style up-tempo riffs and a big slab of Evoken as well. Indesinence stay extremely dynamic and energetic throughout this long album, which is quite a feat. Here and there the heavy assault abates slightly, and we receive calmer melodic interludes, sometimes even a bit ambient.

Another interesting part is the extensive ending of 'Flooding (In Red)', which reminds one of Esoteric with its funeral atmospheres and intense vocals.

As you may have judged from all the name-dropping, this isn't the most original album. Nevertheless, 'Noctambulism' is totally convincing, and above all, gripping. I find it hard to resist all the energy that comes from this album. Truly the most crushing death/doom release of the year.

Reviewer's rating: Unrated


Tracklist :
1. Oniric Conspiracy
2. Dusk Towering Forth
3. Inertia
4. Lull
5. Flooding (In Red)
6. Ignis Fatuus
7. Vernal Trance

Duration : Approx. 71 minutes

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Reviewed on ??-??-???? by Oscar Strik
Forever Autumn
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