NOCTURNAL HOLLOW - "Triumphantly Evil" Reviewed By Bathory'Zine ! Check it out here at this link: https://www.bathoryzine.com/2021/05/nocturnal-hollow-triumphantly-evil_16.html
Today’s review is of Venezuelan Death Metal band Nocturnal Hollow’s new album.
This album definitely reminisces old-school Swedish Death Metal. Not only thanks to its recording quality and powerful riffs, but the songs as a whole also seem to carry the same original feeling. In fact, the most precise comparison would be with Dismember, taking in consideration their hints of Rock & Roll, their straightforward approach, their inclusion of simple yet good melodies and especially the high quality of their music.
Nonetheless, the similarity with Dismember also carries the same problematic similitude with all the album’s tracks, provoking a sort of lack of individuality in each song, perhaps even more notable than in their inspiration. However, this is addressed to some extent with an enjoyable cover of Slayer’s Necrophiliac.
I recommend this album to fans of Swedish Death Metal. My rating is of 9/10.
VARG THE MIGHTY - Bathory'Zine
Nocturnal Hollow, one of the most prolific and consistent groups in Venezuelan metal, returns with its new studio album Triumphantly Evil.
After six acclaimed record labels, both at a Latin American and global level, the distinguished extreme metal ensemble premieres its seventh full-length release, which arrives to definitively consolidate its position as standard bearers of the Swedish Death Metal style in the region.
"We always try to experiment by getting to a level above our abilities," states the band. "The sound approach is the same, always faithful to the roots of Swedish Death Metal. However, we tried to add certain elements of our musical tastes so that the result of this album was different."
The album Triumphantly Evil was released on February 21, 2021. This seventh record of the band is presented as a faster and more aggressive one. Those are the elements that the musicians sought to capture in this record work.
The lyrics of the album deal with Satanist themes, but not from the most literal and diabolical aspect of the concept, quite the opposite. Nocturnal Hollow immerses the listener in the dark and recondite aspects of the human being.
We all have a very dark part within us, side that Triumphantly Evil will help us to wake up. It is time to surface our inner demons.
NOCTURNAL HOLLOW is a Death Metal outfit that originated in Venezuela in 2010. Designed and led by José Escalante, to this day they continue to write brutal content that positions them as references.
Composed of musicians with a long history both in local bands and in international projects, their music recalls the golden age of the genre offering a direct and raw proposal for fans.
They are supported by major record labels that have printed, distributed and played their music around the world. In turn, important zines and blogs have described the music of Nocturnal Hollow as "consistent and competitive to the world market of Extreme Metal".
They are currently promoting their seventh studio album Triumphantly Evil, a record that stands out for its aggressiveness and density. Everything is pushed even further to the extreme.
Category musicians for a group that has a vast trajectory in heavy music, to the point that the media consider Nocturnal Hollow as one of the most important bands in the Swedish Death Metal genre in Latin America.
TRACKLIST - Triumphantly Evil
1. Shining Blaze of Hell
2. Baphomet Crown
3. Bound to the Gore
4. Down to Void
5. Consumed By The Storm
6. In Rapture of Pain
7. Through the Haze of Dead
8. Voices Come from the Night
9. King of Wrath
10. Remembrance of Murder
11. Necrophiliac (SLAYER cover)
NOCTURNAL HOLLOW are:
JR Escalante: Guitars, Bass and Vocals
George Knive: Drums
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