Not such an easy listen with its helluva strong, bleak vocals atop intricate, I daresay delicate instruments - still, black metal of the high order reeking of authenticity. I loved Von er Eitur too.
Formed in 2010, Iceland’s MANNVEIRA have been a relatively quiet band during the first decade of existence. Four years after inception, the band released their first EP, Von er Eitur. Two years later they teamed up with the enigmatic ELLORSITH for a haunting split on Dark Descent Records. Silence has largely followed since that split as the black metal band has honed their songwriting skills for 2021‘s Vitahringur.
Recorded in 2018 to 2019, Vitahringur is a manifestation of the downward spiral which it represents, portrayed in five tracks of abstract misery and violence. Vitahringur is the culmination of a decade’s work for MANNVEIRA and the darkest journey in their existence. No longer will the band be lurking in the shadows. Vitahringur is the statement the band has been working toward all along.
BrutalDeath technique et mélodique, à deux voix, fondues dans l'ensemble, où rivalisent deux guitares très présentes et efficaces.
Ce groupe n'entre pas dans mon Top10, mais ça n'empêche en rien la qualité de l'œuvre présente... et ce n'est que mon humble avis ! XD EklektikTrip
Not even joking when I say this is one of the best black metal albums of the last 20 odd years. Absolutely mindblowing melodicism and brutality. Orgia does some things with guitar on it that I have never heard before. Mispyrming doesn’t miss. sennin