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Review: Patria - Gloria Nox Aeterna
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Gloria Nox Aeterna

Label: Helvete.ru
Year released: 2010
Duration: 25:59
Tracks: 6
Genre: Black Metal

Rating: 3/5

Review online: May 12, 2012
Reviewed by: Michel Renaud
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Gloria Nox Aeterna

Rated 2.75/5 (55%) (4 Votes)
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No surprise here from Patria – this 26-minute EP is packed with raw, gloomy, no-frills Black Metal which is pretty much in the same vein as the albums I reviewed last year. Tortured vocals – sometimes agonizing rasps – kind of drive this in many places, and the music just feel like a voyage through a tortured mind. Even the fast passages here feel slow, and one just cannot shake the feeling of despair conveyed by the atmosphere. Lo-fi, raw, melancholic and sometimes vicious. The aural equivalent of having a bad day.

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