(Andy Synn continues his year-long love affair with the Russian Metal scene with this review of the recently-released second album from Mroh)
If there’s one thing that XII, the second album from Russian trio Mroh, can tell us it’s that it definitely is possible to have too much of a good thing.
Because, at twelve tracks and a whopping seventy-three(!) minutes in length it is most definitely far too long for its own good.
That being said, it also demonstrates that Mroh are pretty damn good at this whole “Atmospheric” Black Metal thing, and well worth getting to grips with if you have any appreciation for the more “blackened” arts… even if chances are you’re going to find the whole record a bit too much to sit through all in one go.