Fourteen months ago we premiered a barbaric battle song named “The Horde” by the extreme metal band Ominous Eclipse from Ottawa, Ontario. Since then another single from their forthcoming album Sinister has surfaced, one that spiraled into insanity last fall at DECIBEL’s site. And today we bring you one more, and it’s the title track from Sinister, accompanied by a video of the band’s performance.
In that previous premiere we observed that as the evolution of Ominous Eclipse has progressed, the band have hybridized a seething core of death metal sound with elements of thrash, black metal, and melodic death metal, and with “The Horde” they reached for new levels of monstrous and electrifying destructiveness. Electrification, destructiveness, and rage are also on display in “Sinister” (the song), along with a heavy dose of body-moving grooves and scintillating guitar lunacy. Continue reading »