Black metal quartet Vattnet Viskar (A Swedish phrase translated as "The Water Is Whispering") formed in Plaistow, New Hampshire in 2010. They released a couple of EP's before introducing their first full-length album in 2013 titled "Sky Swallower. After being signed to Century Media Records (Watain, Insomnium, Swallow The Sun), their sophomore full-length "Settler" would be released in 2015. When one thinks of black metal, what often comes up in their mind is probably less than pleasant and gentle. Perhaps this sort of phenomena is more common than I make it out to be, but regardless, their newest effort "Settler" is a very compelling album that doesn't deserve to be merely glanced over. As a start, the instrumentation this band Demonstrates in this album is great.
Vattnet Viskar's sophomore LP Settler takes its inspiration from a photo taken in 1985 by the New York Times' Keith Meyers. It depicts the late astronaut Christa McAuliffe floating in a zero gravity chamber-a notorious form of training that fellow astronauts have coined "the vomit comet"-not too long before the 1986 Challenger Disaster which took her life. What's so remarkable about the photo is that McAuliffe doesn't look the least bit sick or discomforted as she coasts, her grin visible under the harsh rays of the sun. "It's one of the most conflicted.
Album (Studio full-length). Atmospheric Black Metal, Doom Metal. Century Media Records. 2). Portnoy (75/100). 도한 분위기와 실질적 음악의 부조화. 무작정 낯설게 하기가 좋을 거라고 어디서 들어오셨나? Illudead (60/100). 착이 심한 '포스트모더니즘' 블랙메탈.
Listen to music from Vattnet Viskar like Dawnlands, Settler & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Vattnet Viskar. They formed in 2010 and have released a demo, an EP, and two full-length albums under the Vattnet Viskar moniker; they have since changed their name to Vattnet, under which they have released a digital single and a self-titled album. The band name translates from Swedish as roughly "The Water Whispers".
I’m going to get this out of the way regarding Vattnet Viskar‘s second album, Settler right now: that is the saddest album cover I’ve seen in my almost-two years of writing for Angry Metal Guy, and I’m not talking OMG THEY WENT FULL DEAFHEAVEN!, either.
Vattnet Viskar – Settler. Label: Century Media – CMR9246-2. Lyrics By – Nicholas Thornbury. Mastered By – Collin Jordan. Music By – Vattnet Viskar. Photography, Design, Layout – Josh Graham. Recorded By, Engineer, Mixed By – Sanford Parker.