Sunday, September 28, 2008

Wormphlegm - 2006 - Tomb of the Ancient King 12'' LP

This is NOT that godawful vinyl-to-128kbps rip that was TRANSCODED to a high VBR by some retard that you will find everywhere else on the internet. I wouldn't do that to you. This is my own vinyl rip.

Anyway, Wormphlegm are a terrific band. They make crawling, filthy, torturous DOOM that can't really be compared to anything I've ever heard before. Some people consider this band "funeral doom", but don't let that fool you. This is in no way that horrible, drum machine, trendy garbage that is often found with most other funeral doom bands these days. Actually, this band sounds more like something some Finnish death metal heads recorded while on opium and acid in 1992 more than anything else.

This is some really wretched doom metal, drenched in layers of filth and vomit. It moves along at an excruciatingly slow pace that rarely picks up, but never gets old. The guitars and bass are very down tuned and drone along while a chilling lead glides above them to keep things interesting and to create a very eerie atmosphere. Both compliment eachother perfectly and fit in perfectly with the guttural growls and piercing high pitched screeches. All of this is backed up by very, very slow, plodding drums that make Saint Vitus's Armando Acosta sound like Mike Browning.

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Retreat To Death said...

Thanx for this!!

I love funeral doom!

J said...

This ain't Funeral Doom... this is far beyond...

martin.teske said...
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martin.teske said...

Hrm, hrm.

Would you, perhaps, if you'd be so kind - re-upload your rip?

Thank you ever so much!