(The subject of Andy Synn’s 86th SYNN REPORT is the discography of the French black metal band Merrimack.)
Recommended for fans of: Marduk, Enthroned, Watain
Black Metal has gone in a lot of different directions since its inception, expanding its horizons and stretching its boundaries in so many different ways that it’s almost impossible to count them all.
But sometimes you just need a dose of pure sonic sadism. Sometimes you need Merrimack.
Over the course of five albums (the most recent of which came out at the start of this month), guitarist Perversifier (the last remaining original member of the group) and his merry merciless men have unleashed their own particular brand of auditory hell upon the world with little to no regard for those innocents who might end up caught in the crossfire, as well as delivering a live show which often teeters on the edge of “unhinged”.
So if you’re looking for something black as pitch, and just as incendiary, then please… read on.