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Message posté par skekMal le 08 Jul 2020

Track list:

  1. Intro (duration time: 1:35)
  2. The Dark Forest (Cast Me Your Spell) (duration time: 7:06)
  3. Spellcraft and Heathendom (duration time: 4:51)
  4. Dragon’s Lair (Cosmic Flames and Four Barbaric Seasons) (duration time: 5:56)
  5. Lasy Pomorza (duration time: 6:26)
  6. Rising Proudly Towards the Sky (duration time: 6:53)
  7. Thou Shalt Forever Win (duration time: 38)
  8. Grom (duration time: 5:28)

Album recorded by:

Adam “Nergal” Darski – vocal, guitar, acoustic guitar.

Adam “Baal” Muraszko – percussion, supporting vocal.

Leszek “Les” Dziegielewski – bass.

Grom was my second album by Behemoth and I knew already what to expect. I knew that I can get a nice slice of paganism hidden after wall of shriek and that was what I needed then. The very first song, The Dark Forest (Cast Me Your Spell) literally put a spell on me and I got totally lost in the atmosphere, Lasy Pomorza, tho‚Ķ it was most played, most popular and most famous Behemoth song by then and I joined the hype which was present in metal culture and played it countless of times, enjoying polish text. That album made me hyped not only because of the said tracks but also because it was more matured and more dark than Sventevith and had more epic and memorable songs, giving for exemple, Rising Proudly Towards the Sky or Grom. Nergal’s voice always was one of my favourites, so here I again bathed into the atmospheric shrieking and mystical pagan music. I must say that even being Burzum manic fan, I enjoyed this more than any Burzum record by then. A great black metal album, great to listen as first, if you are new to pagan episode in Behemoth’s career.

With Behemoth, overall, I have a love/hate relationship – love the music, not dig the band members. But I guess the music is what counts most, hmm?

Overall rating: 8,47

Favorite song: Lasy Pomorza