Beneath Ancient Portals is the name of the debut album by the German death/doom band Abythic. It’s coming out on May 11th via Blood Harvest Records. When I heard the first single from the album, I expelled a few words here in an immediate rush of enthusiasm:.
“…gruesome tremolo-implemented barbarism, both seething and crawling… with a destructive rhythm section… a roaring monster behind the mic… and a thick, morbid atmosphere…”
And there’s more where that came from. As a further sign of this new album’s soul-plundering power, we present a second single, this one named “Beneath Ancient Portals (The Gate Of Ganzir)“. Continue reading »