19:59 - Jaeryd But yeah, there's nothing I'd change about the sound/production on The Desanctification or Cosmosophy.
19:57 - Jaeryd I also prefer the sound of TWWTG and MoRT, but the 777s had a distinctive sound that I think worked for the trilogy, and did exactly what it was supposed to do. I might've preferred Sect(s) to have a different sound, though...
19:53 - !J.O.O.E.! I feel like both sides are let down by sound and production issues. A recurring motif ever since the 777s (The Libers aside; they sound awesome)
19:46 - 3rdWorld What? Its no way that good but quite decent. But the Aevangelist side just sucks. I can't stand it at all.
18:55 - Apothecary Will investigate more. And damn, the BAN side of their new split is really turning about to be the pleasant surprise of the year for me. Might be just me, but I really think it's their best since Liber III, at least
18:49 - !J.O.O.E.! Their first 3 albums are all a little different, and the EP more or less like that album. All nice in their own right, though many people were put off by the story narrative of Urfe.
01. The Missing 02. Incomplete Burning 03. The Fire 04. Mare Of The Snake 05. Pleasure Blind 06. Passage To Vice 07. The Things That We All Hide 08. Braced For Collapse 09. Abeyance 10. Putting Flesh To Bone
Profound Lore is well on its way to becoming one of my favorite record companies. Many of my beloved bands have either remained with or released a record through this label at some point: Altar Of Plagues, Agalloch and Subrosa to name a few. Now add Vaura, as they have teamed up with this prominent record company for their sophomore release The Missing. After earning some mainstream recognition from their debut album, Selenlion, Vaura is now ready to share their signature brand of progressive/psychedelic/black metal with the rest of the music community. The interesting thing about this signing is Vaura fits in with the rest of the bands on the Profound Lore label like a metal head at a Garth Brooks show. Some music columnists go as far as to say their music isn't metal at all - more like a combination of heavy orientated goth with dark wave experimentation - but lets explore why this album, metal or not, succeeds on its own terms.