Cruciamentum - Charnel Passages CD
CRUCIAMENTUM (United Kingdom) - Charnel Passages (2015) (2017 Profound Lore Re-issue) - (sealed CD copy). With just a demo and an EP released under their repertoire, UK Death Metal band CRUCIAMENTUM already had a reputation as one of the most prominent Death Metal prospects today ever since main visionary D. Lowndes formed the band in 2008.
With not even a full-length album released to their name, the band have already brought an awareness to the genre akin to what their counterparts in DEAD CONGREGATION and GRAVE MIASMA (in which CRUCIAMENTUM share two members with) have brought forth within the modern age of Death Metal as one of the leading bands within the new era of the genre.
Even though at the time, with just their “Convocation Of Crawling Chaos” demo from 2009 (recognized as one of the best demos of modern day Death Metal) and their “Engulfed In Desolation” EP from 2011 under their belt, the band were quite active on the live front respectively.
Following a slight hiatus which would eventually befall the band, CRUCIAMENTUM would inevitably resurrect itself to finally deliver their debut full-length album the Death Metal scene had been anticipating. Entitled “Charnel Passages”, this sees CRUCIAMENTUM deliver their mightiest work yet and has already been deemed as one of the most anticipated Death Metal albums of that release year (2015).
“Charnel Passages” is true Dark Death Metal majesty in every sense of the word. With dark atmosphere, pummeling brutality, and skillful playing all rendered with a clear yet massive, warm, and natural sounding production, “Charnel Passages” will make its impact on the Death Metal scene and stand as a modern-day Death Metal milestone. **originally published on profoundlorerecords.merchtable.com** Profound Lore Records – PFL157