Cirith Gorgor - Cirith Gorgor Reviews
Description:Genre: Hard Rock & Metal - Death Metal / Artist: Cirith Gorgor / Import
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Unveiling The Essence - Cirith GorgorUnveiling the Essence (227 words)
by Frankingsteins - written on 10/06/08 (Useful, 9 readings)
'Unveiling the Essence' could be considered one of the masterworks of melodic black metal, lying somewhere between the harsh, riff-based sound of Darkthrone and the more atmospheric stance of early Ancient and Dimmu Borgir, without being terrible like modern Dimmu Borgir and Old Man's Child. The music is still very vicious, but expresses this in a more controlled and genuine manner than merely relying on tricks of the trade such as relentless blast beats from the drum kit or an emphasis on volume over content, and the focus on catchy guitars keeps every song compelling throughout. For black metal, this even manages to be slightly varied, not only in terms of speed but also with ...
Onwards To The Spectral Defile - Cirith GorgorOnwards to the Spectral Defile (283 words)
by Frankingsteins - written on 10/06/08 (Very useful, 17 readings)
Holland s C Cirith Gorgor seem to be one of the more overlooked black metal bands, at least in comparison to the big Norwegian names that metal reviewers like me throw around all over the place, and it s a shame because they re certainly one of the more interesting acts. With a strong focus on melody that is never allowed to interfere with the sheer ferocity of their traditional black metal approach, these songs sound a little different to most bands out there, and superior to those who they may have been imitating all along. One of the interesting aspects of Cirith Gorgor is that the rasping vocals of frontman Nimroth can actually be understood for the most part, which is ...