(Andy Synn continues to ferret out 2021’s hidden gems with this review of the debut album from Canada’s Présages)
You know what they say, ask three different people to describe the same band to you… and you’ll get descriptions of three different bands.
Case in point, if you glance at the bandcamp page for Pleurs, the debut album from Montreal metallers Présages, you’ll see a variety of different opinions about what sort of music the band play, from “Blackened Doom” to “Atmospheric Black Metal” to “crushing Death-Doom”, and more besides.
And while the band themselves describe their sound as “an alloy of Doom, Prog, Death, and Black” that isn’t necessarily all that helpful or illuminating when each of these terms has a slightly different meaning for everyone who hears them.
So how would yours truly describe Pleurs?
Well, you’re going to have to give that “Continue reading…” button a click to find out.