Dec 252017


Mortis Mutilati will welcome 2018 with The Stench of Death. That is the name of this French black metal band’s new album, the fourth one created by its mastermind and alter ego, Macabre, and its aroma will plague the air on January 1. A few songs have been released for listening so far, and today we have another one — “Crevant-Laveine“.

Consistent with the album’s title and with Macabre’s apparent attraction to funereal ceremonies and the beckoning of graves, “Crevant-Laveine” is steeped in gloom and infected with melancholy, but the song also experiences a kind of transformation, one that moves the listener’s mood in perhaps unexpected directions. Continue reading »