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Review: Véhémence - Ordalies
Véhémence
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Ordalies

Label: Antiq Records
Year released: 2022
Duration: 59:41
Tracks: 8
Genre: Black Metal

Rating:
4.5/5


Review online: October 7, 2022
Reviewed by: Sargon the Terrible
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Rated 3.91/5 (78.18%) (11 Votes)
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You can tell this is a French band just listening to it. Véhémence are a throwback to the glory days of the French Black Metal scene, when there was just this inventive, epic, melodic sound running through a lot of bands like a thread of divine inspiration. I hear a lot of those kinds of bands in this—Belenos, Himminbjorg, Aes Dana—all bands that combined an epic atmosphere and a kind of pagan sound without being full-on folk bands, all of it laid down with songwriting that is thick with twists and turns and surprises to keep things interesting. This is just a really good album, and if you like real Black Metal then you shouldn't miss it.

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