Search


Categories

Latest updates...

ANIALATOR - review
(April 24, 2018)
DRUID LORD - review
(April 23, 2018)
DEPRAVITY - review
(April 23, 2018)
PUNGENT STENCH - review
(April 23, 2018)
NAPALM DEATH - review
(April 21, 2018)
USURPRESS - review
(April 21, 2018)
MINDWARS - review
(April 21, 2018)
THE GROTESQUERY - review
(April 21, 2018)
PURTENANCE - review
(April 21, 2018)
DESECRESY - review
(April 21, 2018)
SKELETAL REMAINS - review
(April 21, 2018)
DEMONICAL - review
(April 20, 2018)
KILLING ADDICTION - review
(April 20, 2018)
CONFESSOR A.D. - review
(April 20, 2018)
ASPHAGOR - review
(April 19, 2018)
ANTLERS - review
(April 18, 2018)
NUCKIN`FUTS - review
(April 17, 2018)
SURVIVAL IS SUICIDE - review
(April 17, 2018)
PÁNICO AL MIEDO - review
(April 17, 2018)
EXEKUTION - review
(April 16, 2018)
GRAVEYARD - review
(April 16, 2018)
THE BLACK CANDLE - review
(April 15, 2018)
VARIOUS ARTISTS - review
(April 14, 2018)
FERAL - review
(April 09, 2018)
UNRAVEL - review
(April 09, 2018)

MINDKULT
MINDKULT
Witch´s Oath
(Caligari Records)
24:42min

Up to now, Caligari Records is mainly known as a label that is responsible for good and professional tape releases, that brought back the good old music cassette the way it was supposed to be. But last year already saw the first release of the dedicated company on both CD and tape. Now this debut EP of the British one-man-band MINDKULT is the third disc Caligari did. Knowing the exquisite taste the label owner proved with nearly all of his releases to date, I expected something special from “Witch's Oath”. To be honest, when I listened to the four songs for the first time, I was a little bit disappointed. But as soon as I gave “Witch's Oath” a second and third run, the EP grew. Maybe it is due to the fact that I always need a little more time to become familiar with that primal and puristic kind of Doom Metal MINDKULT has to offer. Yet as soon as the sometimes ultra slow and basic riffs really unfold their magic, any Doom lunatic will love this sound somewhere in between PENTAGRAM, NAEVUS and SAINT VITUS, be sure! The viscous opening lava stream 'King And Priest' and the melodic and rather brisk title track alone are worth getting “Witch's Oath”, the slightly Stoner Metal influenced 'Serpent's Nest' is nearly as good as the two of them. It's only the final 'Chief Of Devils' that can't completely keep the level here, since it has a few lengths. But that's complaining on a high level, since I know not too few albums on which this song would be a highlight. So, once again Caligari detected a hidden Doom diamond. Find out more at www.facebook.com/mindkult, listen at http://mindkult.bandcamp.com or order your copy at www.caligarirecords.com or www.facebook.com/caligarirecords. I advise you to be quick, since the EP is limited to 300 copies on CD and 100 copies on tape.

Thomas Meyer

< back   |   print   |   report errors



© 2000 - 2017 - Voices From The Darkside   |   Page origin: Dec. 04, 2000   |   Site notice   |   Privacy policy