(Andy Synn bathes in the pyroclastic flow of the debut album from Iceland’s Altari)
I promise you, at some point I’ll write about something a little more… normal.
Maybe some stupid, stompy Death Metal or some chunky, chuggy Hardcore. How does that sound?
But, for whatever reason, there’s been so many brilliantly weird and wonderful albums released over the last few months – especially on the Black Metal side of things – which I’ve felt compelled to write about that you’d be forgiven for thinking that we’re in the middle of some sort of renaissance in the field of Avant-Garde extremity (and maybe we are!).
And, providing yet more evidence for this, may I present the debut album from Icelandic iconoclasts Altari.