Filthy disturbing sludgey blackened depressive metal atrocities from Western Australian band Drohtnung, who my ritual noise projects Grist and Haraam played with when they toured Melbourrne last year. Review penned for Heathen Harvest, and minimally edited by the inexhaustible Mr Sage Weatherford.
"It’s a complete fucking mess, and it’s awesome. A lot of the
time, it’s nigh on impossible to discern the actual riffs and rhythms
here, hidden and warped as they are behind grandly flat-lined drums and
willfully anguished vocal screeches, the whole thing thoroughly abused
into a solid crushing square-wave of hopeless texture and utter
Drohtnung - In Dolorous Sights