Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Xothist - Xothist (2011)

Country: USA
Genre: Black Metal
Label: Bleak Environment

Black metal's kind of been taking the piss this year, so I'll pull out something I just recently discovered from last year: some lo-fi goodness from here in the States. This debut demo from the one-man project boasts just over forty minutes of solid material. Xothist shows off a somewhat unique sound with convincing atmospheres, taking some notes from both the depressive and post-rock-influenced black metal scenes, among other places. This project will likely be one to watch in the near future.

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