Regnvm Animale (Ignés Sacer)
Crank this to 8.8 of 11
Genre: Black Metal
Sounds Like: Krallice, Solstafir
Homeland: Stockholm, Sweden
1. Att Leva Utan Sjalvaktning (2:27)
Dark anguish with a unique groovy hop to it. Yup odd, but it works.
2. Interregnum (5:28) Standout Track
Love the infusion of acoustic guitar. Perfect display of Regnvm Animale's balance.
3. Ignis Sacer (6:05)
Bjorklund is fucking phenomenal with the bass work at the 4 min mark. Love the spoken word on this one.
4. Missvaxt (6:30)
Catchy fucking melody. This track has a familiar sound that we just can't put our finger on. Big time Solstafir vibe.
5. Suveranitetserosion (6:42)
Swift percussion drives this tune. Plus, there seems to be some old school despereate hardcore to be found here. We could do without the sudden fade out near the end as it comes out of nowhere.
Black metal with a grass roots metal undercurrent
Waldenström ability to balance pain and beauty is triumphant
Tremendous innovation on the percussion side. Kudos to Fallahi
Feels good to come across a black metal album that has balance and is not overbearing
Production is mediocre but the talent of the foursome makes up for the unpolished edges
Refreshing and original if you want something to challenge your library
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Regnvm Animale are:
Jens Waldenström - vocals & lyrics
Eldar Fallahi - drums & production
Nayeem Mahbub - lead & rhythm guitar
Jörgen Björklund - bass, rhythm guitar & additional vocals