Album Review: Oak – Lone (Transcending Obscurity Records)

Oak sees members of Gaerea churn out scintillating death/doom metal that’s expansive and harrowing. ‘Lone’ is their debut full length and yet the songwriting is accomplished, as if this is what they were meant to be doing all along. It will be released on December 20th 2019 via Transcending Obscurity Records.

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Album Review: Officium Triste – The Death of Gaia (Transcending Obscurity Records)

Dutch death/doom metal legends Officium Triste are back with their sixth full length album titled ‘The Death of Gaia’. It will be released on the 13th December 2019 via Transcending Obscurity Records.

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EP Review: Nox Irae – Here The Dead Live (Transcending Obscurity Records)

Nox Irae sees members of the legendary French death metal band Catacomb join forces with members of Affliction Gate to create raw, thrashy death metal dripping with old school fervour and unbridled passion. Their debut EP, Here the Dead Live will be released on November 15th 2019 via Transcending Obscurity Records.

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Album Review: The Drowning – The Radiant Dark (Transcending Obscurity Records)

The Drowning from the UK pay tribute to the death/doom pioneers of the style but they add their own dynamics to the affair, balancing poignancy with pummelling aggression. The Radiant Dark will be released on November 8th 2019 via Transcending Obscurity Records.

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Album Review: Chaos Motion – Psychological Spasms Cacophony (Transcending Obscurity Records)

Chaos Motion are turning the technical death metal genre inside out with Psychological Spasms Cacophony. There’s little conformity to the style as we know it and it’s all for the better. Psychological Spasms Cacophony will be released on the 18th October 2019 via Transcending Obscurity Records.

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Album Review: Esogenesi – Esogenesi (Transcending Obscurity Records)

Death/doom metal band Esogenesi have concocted a sublime blend that harnesses the power of death metal with the poignancy of doom metal. Their self titled album will be out on October 4th 2019 via Transcending Obscurity Records.

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Album Review: Trench Warfare – Hatred Prayer (Transcending Obscurity Records)

One of the most highly awaited albums on Transcending Obscurity Records this year is of Trench Warfare who shocked listeners with their raging blend of black and death metal. Hatred Prayer is out on August 9th 2019.

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