Horror Pain Gore Death Productions welcome Doom/Sludge titans Beldam to the roster with their pummeling debut album "Still The Wretched Linger"! Beldam hail from central Virgina and play skull crushing, soul wrenching, depression-ridden misanthropic Sludge with blackened touches. Influenced by the likes of Sleep, EyeHateGod, Graves At Sea, The Melvins and Black Sabbath, Beldam combine primordial buzzsaw guitar, massive low end bass, earth shattering drums and intense vocals featuring lyrics which invoke death and despair. "Still The Wretched Linger" is a relentless record, bulldozing through 40+ minutes of pure desolation! For fans of Bongzilla, Brainoil, Coffins, Conan, Crowbar, Dopethrone, Grief, High On Fire, Indian, Neurosis, Noothgrush, Om, Orange Goblin, Order Of The Owl, Pelican, Primitive Man, Pungent Stench, Rwake, Soilent Green, Sourvein, Thou, Ufomammut, Weedeater and Zoroaster
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Very fun old school death metal album with quite memorable songs. It's well produced, has piercing HM-2 riffs and some great leads. Stunning cover art as well.
While not reinventing the wheel, the art of still doing great old school death in 2020 shouldn't be underestimated.
FFO: Typhonian, Sentient Horror, Entrails Robin