Sunday, February 22, 2015
Hellhammer’s drumming is a heartbeat that slows and races but always keeps the momentum. How his arms don’t fly clean off his shoulders is a mystery.
Vikernes’ bass is often too low in the mix for my liking, and Euronymous’ guitar too high, but it can be cited as evidence that when the two men weren't plotting to kill each other they were capable of producing some truly groundbreaking work.
Songs of Note: Freezing Moon; Pagan Fears
4 blood-written pages out of 5