HIEROPHANT's new album 'Mass Grave' is as bleak and ugly as the title that adorns it. A dark and violent exercise in total extremity at the crossroads where hardcore, grindcore and death metal collide, 'Mass Grave' is the sound of a dystopic society marching to its end. Recorded at The Pit (NAILS, XIBALBA, TWITCHING TONGUES, DISGRACE ) by Taylor Young (NAILS), and featuring stunning artwork from Paolo Girardi (POWER TRIP, BLACK BREATH, INQUISITION), 'Mass Grave' is nothing short of total brutality. released November 4, 2016. drumsofdoom An insane mix of hardcore, grindcore, sludge, and black metal. Album starts out fast, short, and blast-beaty. As the album rolls on, the songs become longer and slower.
Sludge Metal Hierophant (ITA). Список групп Sludge Metal Hierophant (ITA) Mass Grave. Добавить тексты песен альбома. Band Name Hierophant (ITA). 2. Execution of Mankind. 3. Forever Crucified. 7. Sentenced to Death.
Hierophant Mass Grave, released 04 November 2016 1. Hymn of Perdition 2. Execution of Mankind 3. Forever Crucified 4. Mass Grave 5. Crematorium 6. In Decay 7. Sentenced to Death 8. The Great Hoax 9. Trauma 10. Eternal Void HIEROPHANT's new album 'Mass Grave' is as bleak and ugly as the title that adorns it. Recorded at The Pit (NAILS, XIBALBA, TWITCHING TONGUES, DISGRACE ) by Taylor Youn.
Despite this being their 4th studio album HIEROPHANT seem to be experiencing some inner turmoil as to whether they should execute the tactics of all out fury or use a more subdued technique. One thing however is very clear, HIEROPHANT have orchestrated this bludgeoning horde of tracks with the sole aim of leaving you without a face. Despite the perplexing tempo changes throughout Mass Grave is a solid slab of thunderous death metal which will please established fans and fresh meat alike. Mass Grave is set for release on November 4th via Season of Mist.
HIEROPHANT were also picked up on the other side of the pond. Following the EP 'Son of the Carcinoma' (2013), their sophomore album 'Great Mother: Holy Monster' (2013) was also released in North America. Several tours and festival performances later, the Italians showed no sign of relenting. Their third full-length 'Peste' (2014) rather increased the band's massive sonic impact, amalgamating sludge, black and death metal as well as a manifest punk attitude
Hierophant Mass Grave (Season of Mist). Hierophant’s brutal brand of blackened sludge eviscerates and slams in a nonstop motion of extreme sonic force. This Italian unit has been serving the forces of revolutionary modern death metal since their self-titled debut six years ago, and Mass Grave may genuinely be their heaviest album to date. The new album was recorded at The Pit (Nails, Xibalba), and features artwork on the cover from Paolo Giradi. Hierophant’s music inspires dread and dystopian vision. Mass Grave is a riff Armageddon with a lot of doom tempo writing, but there are certainly some ragers on this album as well. Crematorium and Hierophant are fantastic old school style death metal rippers, and right up your alley if you reminiscence on early Morbid Angel, Bolt Thrower, or Obituary. Lolo’s vocal style is on one mode and one mode only; brutal.
Mass Grave showcases some impressive technical proficiency and boasts a razor-sharp production. Each track is an extremely focused assault, but the compositions meld into one massive brawl, as tracks remain unmemorable in the maelstrom. Metal Hammer Newsletter. More from Metal Hammer.