Thine Inner Sanctum - Dark Sky Weeping - Reviewed By BlackenedDeathMetalZine ! Check it out here at this link: http://bringerofdeathzine.blogspot.com/2021/06/thine-inner-sanctumdark-sky.html
Thine Inner Sanctum are a duo from Scotland that plays a blackened form of doom metal and this is a review of their 2021 album "Dark Sky Weeping" which was released by Ancient Entity Records.
Dark soundscapes start off the album before going into a slower and heavier doom metal direction and keyboards are also mixed in with the heavy parts. Clean male and female vocals are also utilized at times while the music also adds in a great amount of 90's influences along with a great amount of death metal growls and black metal screams.
Melodies are also added into some of the guitar riffing while a great portion of the tracks are also very long and epic in length. Clean playing is also added into some parts of the music along with the solos and leads also being done in a very dark and melodic style when they are utilized as well as the music also adding in some more modern influences at times.
Spoken word parts and whispers are also added on a couple of the tracks along with the music also having its atmospheric moments. Choirs can also be heard briefly as well as one of the songs also being an instrumental and as the album progresses a brief use of fast playing and blast beats can also be heard. The production sounds very professional while the lyrics cover bleak and hopelessness themes.
In my opinion Thine inner Sanctum are a very great sounding atmospheric blackened doom metal duo and if you are a fan of this musical genre, you should check out this album. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Abyss OF Thine" "Dark Sky Weeping" and "A Mirrored Abyss". 8 out of 10. - BlackenedDeathMetalZine
FFO - Early My Dying Bride, Paradise Lost, Draconian, Evadne, Celtic Frost, Emperor
Open your ears to hear a voice thick with sorrow & open your eyes to only see the sin... Thine Inner Sanctum - A dark musical void of the psyche. What started out as a few demos soon bore some darkened fruit and Thine Inner Sanctum was born.
Thine Inner Sanctum is a blackened Doom project hailing from Glasgow, Scotland. Primarily a one man venture Thine Inner Sanctum started their musical journey in August 2019, by January 2020 a five track demo EP titled 'Entwined With a Dying Light' had surfaced and was then sent out to various independent labels on the simple basis of getting some outside feedback, at the time. Much to their surprise however it was very swiftly picked up by Edinburgh based extreme metal label Ancient Entity Records . Within a few months of release both Ancient Entity and TIS had sold out…This then begged the question when was its follow up coming out?
Fast forward to May 2021 and the sophomore effort ‘Dark Sky Weeping’ was released. This was again released through Ancient Entity Records but this time there was a bit of a buzz. Since release there has been very positive feedback. With DSW reaching close to a thousand streams via the Order ov the black arts YouTube channel, it appears that people are taking notice….
Sound wise TIS are not afraid to wear their influences on their sleeve for all to see. Taking a lot of inspiration from early 90's doom stalwarts, My Dying Bride and Paradise lost . However at its Death doom core there is a harsh underlying violence harkening back to Celtic Frost and the first wave of black metal influencing on early Emperor and Darkthrone . These influences shine through on tracks such as 'Dark Sky Weeping' , Three 'times denied' and 'Abyss of thine' a total nod to Celtic Frost's dreary yet epic 'Obscured' from their swansong release 'Monotheist'
Production is lofi, raw and visceral, Lyrical content is bleak and hopeless but in all the right places - Exactly what you want from an artist with the dangerous duality of old skool doom and black metal.
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