White Ward - Love Exchange Failure

8.2 | 54 votes |
Release date: 20 September 2019
Style: Post-metal, Black metal


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01. Love Exchange Failure
02. Poisonous Flowers Of Violence
03. Dead Heart Confession
04. Shelter
05. No Cure For Pain
06. Surfaces And Depths
07. Uncanny Delusions

Yurii Kazaryan - guitars, vocals
Sergei Darienko - guitars
Evgen Karamushko - drums
Andrii Pechatkin - bass, vocals

Session musicians
Dima Dudko - saxophone
Stanislav Bobritskiy - keyboards

Guest musicians
Vitaliy Gavrilenko - vocals (track 5)
Renata Kazhan - vocals (track 6)
Ivan Kozakevych - vocals (track 7)

Additional info
Recorded at Checkpoint Studio and Lipkyzvukozapys.
Mixed and mastered by Anton Riabchenko.
Cover and artwork photography by Luke Pownall.

Staff review by
Futility Report was one of the most intriguing debut albums of this almost-completed decade, a beguiling black metal album with elements of prog, post-metal, post-hardcore and blackgaze, notable due to its intelligent use of soulful saxophone, effective synthesis of several distinct styles and mature song structures. Two years later, White Ward have unleashed their sophomore effort on the world - does Love Exchange Failure live up to the promise of its predecessor?

published 22.09.2019 | Comments (7)

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26.09.2019 - 14:23
Rating: 8
Interesting stuff here. very nice how they incorporated piano, and saxophone is nice to hear in metal too, excellent work. great vocals and drums, this band just sounds so tight and clean. needs more listens but seems like another new fav.
03.10.2019 - 15:34
Rating: 9
ex-News Man
Damn, the saxophone and black metal is a sexy combination I love the jazzy vibes here...
26.10.2019 - 17:36
Au Pays Natal
Written by Paź on 03.10.2019 at 15:34

Damn, the saxophone and black metal is a sexy combination I love the jazzy vibes here...

Thanks for the rec Paz. Interesting stuff!

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