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Band
I Shalt Become
Title
In the Falling Snow
Type
LP/EP
Company
No Colours Records
YOR
2008
Style
Black
9/8/2008 - Review by: Al Kikuras

I Shalt Become
In the Falling Snow

Company: No Colours
Release: 2008
Reviewer: Al Kikuras
Genre: Black

  • His heart is off in the cold forests someplace on the Scandinavian peninsula



  • Lo-fi black metal with keyboards, trebly production, and vocals that sound like the chemotherapy isn't working. It's easy to get caught up in records like this. Black and white layout, minimalist sound and aesthetics. Yes, ladies and gents, it's a one-man black metal band, this time from the USA (Illinois to be exact) but it certainly sounds like while is body may be in the US and A, his heart is off in the cold forests someplace on the Scandinavian peninsula. Think Judas Iscariot (and yes, I know JI is a US band as well). Burzum. Inquisition. Disgusting. Vile. Nothing we haven't heard before, but that doesn't mean it's something we don't mind hearing more of, does it?

    Like someone scraped all the dried blood and bile off the mortician's table and mixed it with tears and piss, then poured that over a flat screen TV and then made you sit and watch E. Elias Merhige's Begotten. In the Falling Snow could be to Begotten what Dark Side of the Moon is to The Wizard of Oz. In this case, no coincidences or "things that make you go hmmm," but just a record and movie that match moods and feel and, like peanut butter and chocolate, go great together. Don't believe me? Buy the CD, put it on, and go watch this: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-7973225371449473825


    • 1 :REVIEW COUNT
      3.5 :AVE RATING

    ALL REVIEWS FOR: I SHALT BECOME
    TITLE
    DOR
    COMPANY
    REVIEWER DATE MADE RATING
    In the Falling Snow
    2008
    No Colours Records
    Al Kikuras9/8/2008
    3.5

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