Album Review: Twilight’s Embrace – Penance (Self Released)

Out on the 23rd February 2018, melodic black/death/Doom metal band, Twilight’s Embrace will release their new EP entitled ‘Penance’.

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Three original tracks & one cover of a Paradise Lost song completes a thumping & visceral listen. One that has wonderous moments of uplifting melody to ease the passage of blood-letting blackness.

Dying Earth’s doom-tinged riffs, guttural vocals & soaring melodies is a great start. An effort that is exhausting in its meaningfulness.

Curtain Call then brings a sublime fuzzy chugging rhythm that drifts effortlessly into higher & sharper guitar riffing. At 7 minutes long it manages to keep things sounding so exciting & fresh. As good as the opener was, this is the real deal. It’s then followed by the final original song, the title track, Penance.

A faster beat bleeds into gloriously morose melody, clean singing before bringing the heavy back with force. A track that moves at a great pace, never losing momentum & ensuring its 9 minute run feels half the length. Another absolutely stellar track from a band that have created magic here. This isn’t lost on a great cover of the classic Paradise Lost song, It’s Too Late.

A brilliant EP. There are very little words too add except…listen to this!

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Twilight’s Embrace – Penance Full Track Listing:

1. Dying Earth
2. Curtain Call
3. Penance
4. It’s Too Late (Paradise Lost Cover)

You can order the EP from Bandcamp here and it will be available via all major download/streaming sites. Find out more/keep up to date with news about Twilight’s Embrace on Facebook, their website here, Twitter and Instagram.


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