Release date: 21 April 2014
Style: Black metal, Post-metal

Rating:

7.5 | 18 votes

Owners:

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6 want it


01. My Bones To The Sea
02. Jhator [feat. Seuche]
03. Homecoming: Denied!
04. 69 Dead Birds For Utøya [feat. Plague]
05. Parting
06. Burning From Both Ends [feat. Torsten]
07. Panoptycon [feat. Eklatanz]
08. Nailgarden
09. Gallows (Give 'Em Rope)
10. Mad World [Tears For Fears cover] [vinyl bonus]

Review


Line-up
Michael "V. Wahntraum" - vocals
Matthias "Sollo" Sollak - all instruments

Guest musicians
Torsten "Der Unhold" Hirsch - vocals
Cristiano "Plague" Rastelli - vocals
Ben "Seuche" - vocals
David "Eklatanz" C. - vocals


Additional info
Artwork and layout by Tristan Svart.

Staff review by
tea[m]ster

Rating:
8.5
A relatively new metal movement has taken me aback, leading me down an exhilarating, spiral path of emotionally charged and blissfully saturated musical sensibility. The blackgaze concept is a combination of black metal axioms with more dreamy and mellow textures and Harakiri For The Sky, a two-piece outfit from Vienna, Austria, have nailed it.

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published 28.07.2014 | Comments (2)

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J. N. - 03.04.2014 at 23:35  
 


tea[m]ster - 04.05.2014 at 19:07  
Rating: 9 No else has listened to this? It's really good. For fans of Fen, Woods of Desolation and An Autumn For Crippled Children.
Warman - 06.05.2014 at 14:45  
Rating: 9 This absolutely blew me away! Stunned.
!J.O.O.E.! - 06.05.2014 at 15:08  
  What an awful band name :/ very much of that whole emo / metalcore / deathcore thing. Musically this sounds quite good though.
RavenEffect - 06.05.2014 at 15:30  
  These bandnames, weird shit
Karlabos - 06.05.2014 at 16:04  
Rating: 7
Written by !J.O.O.E.! on 06.05.2014 at 15:08

What an awful band name :/ very much of that whole emo / metalcore / deathcore thing. Musically this sounds quite good though.

"hipster black metal" is the term.
!J.O.O.E.! - 06.05.2014 at 16:09  
 
Written by Karlabos on 06.05.2014 at 16:04

"hipster black metal" is the term.

Musically it's very of the time so quite hipster-y, but I'd say the name is not so much. Something that uses something as cheesy as Japanese suicide methods with the term "Sky" to me reeks of swoopy haired Black Veil Bride-alikes more than the neck-beard wearing hipster black metal sorts
RavenEffect - 06.05.2014 at 17:12  
  The thing about the hipster black metal style: theres no difference between it and the non-metal.
BoxCar Willy - 02.06.2014 at 02:57  
Rating: 6 To actually put in a decent comment here, this album is ok. Mix of slow and fast tracks, vocal work is a little rough. Drum tone is a little overproduced, but overall its alright.
Alex Fenger - 28.07.2014 at 18:52  
Rating: 6 Eh I'm with Tanner on this one. Nothing special about this at all for me. And at some points the guitar tone is simply cringe-worthy, so that knocks it down quite a bit for me.

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