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Release date: 2004
Style: Depressive black metal


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01. Intro
02. Xastur Within
03. Dreams Blacker Than Death
04. Screaming At Forgotten Fears
05. Consumed By A Dark Paranoia
06. Marked By Shadows
07. Apparitional Void Of Failure
08. A Gate Through Bloodstained Mirrors
09. Walker Of Dissonant Worlds


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When terms like anti-life, nihilism and suicide become part of the atmosphere music evokes or, to say it better, when music is the outcome of anti-life, nihilistic and suicidal emotions then you really know what to expect, something extremely deep and utterly depressive that leaves scars on the listener's soul. Malefic, the one and only sullen soul behind Xasthur, knows well the art of suicide and how to present it through wailing and bleeding ambient-oriented suicidal black metal soundscapes and this is what he did, for one more time, with "To Violate the Oblivious".

published 24.01.2006 | Comments (8)

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!J.O.O.E.! - 27.11.2012 at 03:12  
  Late night Xasthur session. I may actually like this record more than Telepathic With The Deceased.

Could be the best song he ever wrote.
!J.O.O.E.! - 22.06.2013 at 17:17  
  Yep, defo the best Xasthur for me.
MetalButt - 02.07.2014 at 21:10  
Rating: 9 Havent heard the other albums but this album is so freaking awesome. should i check the others out?
!J.O.O.E.! - 02.07.2014 at 21:13  
Written by MetalButt on 02.07.2014 at 21:10

Havent heard the other albums but this album is so freaking awesome. should i check the others out?

Might as well. Xasthur was hardly know for being varied so if you like this you'll probably appreciate all his other stuff. This remains my favourite though.
mz - 24.08.2014 at 21:28  
Rating: 6 I have tried this a couple of times and it's not working that much for me. I can see why others love this album but for me, it actually passes without having much of impression of any kind on me. Enough to say that my most favorite track is the simplistic outro.
Angel N. - 09.10.2014 at 19:37  
Rating: 7 Although it's really a good album I liked his other album, Telepathic with The Deceased, more.
VIG - 02.12.2016 at 23:38  
Rating: 9
Written by !J.O.O.E.! on 27.11.2012 at 03:12

Could be the best song he ever wrote.

That is the best song he ever wrote.

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