Album Review: Urgehal -Ikonoklast

Posted by on Feb Sun, 2015 in Album Review, Black Metal, Cult Classics

Album Review: Urgehal -Ikonoklast

Although the 2009 release of Ikonoklast is relatively recent, this album exemplifies everything that I love about old-school Norwegian black metal. Urgehal utilizes atmospheric but brutal melodies, misanthropic lyrics that glorify destruction and death, and of course, the trademark screaming vocals that define the genre. The mantric repetition of the rhythm guitars and percussion are countered by dynamic solos. Each instrument gets its fair share of limelight, and the sound is very balanced. Not every … read...

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