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SI MONUMENTUM REQUIRES, CIRCUMSPICE

Deathspell Omega

 

Tech/Extreme Prog Metal

3.76 | 60 ratings

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Warthur
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4 stars Up to this point, Deathspell Omega's approach to black metal had seen them adopt a no- nonsense back-to-basics approach reminiscent of innumerable other Darkthrone imitators. Here, though, some dark inspiration seems to have got into them, and their experiments with incorporating more unconventional elements into their music commence. Si Momentum Requires, Circumspice fuses the avant-black metal of subsequent Deathspell Omega releases with more direct and overt black metal eruptions, reminiscent of Marduk or Satyricon, so those who are only interested in the progressive side of their music may be better catered to by their later albums, though for my part I think the fusion here is interesting in its own right.
Warthur | 4/5 |

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