Norma Evangelium Diaboli. Desires brought forth, sweet work of torture Matters not to view pain & suffering as an ending Feel them as the beginning Prove me that you're more than flesh Dare to Dare to expose the divine Moves to call the sins Sweat dripping, engulfed in streams My life to live again To see it all through your veins For days & for days, Rape
Blood Libels is the third full-length album by French black metal band Antaeus. Cyklik Torture - 3:40 (Lyrics: Nornagest). Control and Abuse - 5:34. Colliding in Ashes - 5:10. Words as Weapons - 6:27. Here Is Punishment - 3:29. Gates to the Outside - 3:27 (Lyrics: Drakh).
French black metallers Antaeus have their third full-length, recorded for Norma Evangelium Diaboli and licensed in the States. When the listener opens the sleeve of the digipack, they are greeted simply with the band's logo and its motto - "We Hope You Die," - as a starting point. They live up to their "Anti God.
But Antaeus takes the genre into a direction I actually strongly approve of. This album retains a lot of the characteristics that I just complained about, but makes up for it in an amazing way by being rightly pissed off sounding. While most (though not all) black metal leaves me disconcerted with the lack of frequencies being played in favor of just the most obnoxious ones, this is one of the bands that manages not only to actually have something going on on the low end other than kick drums, but fills in the mid and high ends as well, making for a very. While most of those albums lived up to expectations, Blood Libels just surpassed mine entirely. EP' and 'Gates To The Outside' on the 4-way split with Mutiilation, Deathspell Omega and Malicious Secrets.