|Review: Lauxnos - Crushed by Waves|
|Crushed by Waves|
Label: Symbol of Domination
Year released: 2019
Genre: Black Metal
Review online: October 27, 2020
Reviewed by: Luxi Lahtinen
for:Crushed by Waves
Rated 3.57/5 (71.43%) (7 Votes)
Russia has proven time and time again to have a high-profile Metal scene filled with quality bands, and Lauxnos' third album, Crushed by Waves, proves this once again. They work in that vein of moody, Post-influenced Black Metal similar to bands like Agalloch, albeit nowhere near as magnificent. The core of their sound is based around beautiful sweeping melodies that create a deep and airy atmosphere while never straying away from their Black Metal roots. The harsh vocals of Katharos blend nicely with Shoggoth's clean singing, and the excellent acoustic and piano-driven passages add a great deal of mood to the album, all of which comes together to create a unified whole not unlike the rise and fall of waves over the cold, unforgiving ocean. Fans of solely grim and primitive Black Metal may not find much here, but those looking for something moody and evocative will find this to be a satisfying listen.
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