- Det Svarte Juv
- Black metal
Youtube – I used Apple music
Just a quick review as I don’t have a whole lot to say today and I’m about to go to the ocean. So naturally I spent the sunny morning checking one of the latest black metal releases I’ve missed, Det Svarte Juv. Mork is a one man black metal band featuring Thomas Erikson. Really impressive work for one person, it sounds better than most shit I hear from your average 5 piece. For real.
The main weakness this album has is the drums. Since it’s a one man band it’s likely he can’t master every instrument and also likely that he doesn’t have the highest end of every instrument. What he does vocally and with a guitar on the other hand is exceptional. Love the tones and ‘depressed’ feeling of the riffs. Vocally it’s layered quite well with the blending of operatic styles and guttural vocals.
I like this note I found on The Metal Archives “Despite the resemblance, Mork is not derived from Mørk, which is the Norwegian word for “Dark”. Mork only stands for Mork”.
Quality black metal with a perfectly bleak album art. It’s all in crazy Norwegian language so you know it’s good.