Alastor Black Magic


Swedish doomsayers Alastor are releasing this EP on Twin Earth in March 2017 digitally and CD, and maybe a vinyl copy will follow…and it has a very Swedish sound, as it’s opening riffs remind me of Monolord and that fuzzed-out-greebo-leather-clad-stained-denim-biker-stoner-rock. The vocals have that kinda disorientating distant recorded in the next room feel to them, and the guitar wah-wahs are sublime accompanied by crunching feedback. They play rather slow, so songs are on the longer side, and take time to develop and ripen up.

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