Band: Void Rot
Title: Consumed By Oblivion
Label: Everlasting Spew Records
Release Date: 3 August 2018
Format reviewed: High quality digital promo
This will be my shortest review, but I definitely highly recommend it to read and make sure all underground lovers to check this EP.
Void Rot is a four-piece cosmic doom/death metal band from Minneapolis, formed in 2017. Now the band delivers only three songs in their brand new debut EP release “Consumed by Oblivion”, in just 16 glorious minutes. I’ll give you the direction right away – if you like what titans like Spectral Voice, Tomb Mold or Rippikoulu are doing, then you will love Void Rot. The heavy crushing sound, the mesmerizing guitars in trance, the smashing rhythm, and the cavernous vocals. Everything is just into place to create a unique atmosphere of despair and darkness. Once again, a crushing the soul atmosphere with tiny old school taste.
The three songs – Ancient Seed, Consumed by Oblivion and Celestial Plague – are recorded. Mixed and mastered by Adam Tucker in Signaturetone Recording, MN, and are doomed to be great tracks. All the music and lyrics are by John Hancock – performing guitar and vocals in the band. It’s worth also to mention that the album art and logo are designed by Stephen Wilson (Unknown Relic)
I fully enjoyed all the three songs, listening to them on repeat several times. I definitely wished this EP to be longer, including more tracks.
The four Americans really promise a lot and it will be interesting really to see what they will deliver as a full-length effort. For the time being, the “Consumed by Oblivion” EP is impressive.
Score: 9/10 just because it is only 3 songs album…Count Vlad