Bell Witch - Four Phantoms



7.9 | 71 votes |
Release date: 28 April 2015
Style: Funeral doom metal

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01. Suffocation, A Burial: I - Awoken (Breathing Teeth)
02. Judgement, In Fire: I - Garden (Of Blooming Ash)
03. Suffocation, A Drowning: II - Somniloquy (The Distance Of Forever)
04. Judgement, In Air: II - Felled (In Howling Wind)

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Artwork: Paolo Girardi

Staff review by
Apothecary
Rating:
8.0
Funeral doom has always struck me as a very hit or miss style of music. You either get albums from bands that are totally monumental, crushing, and epic, or ones that somehow just can't figure out the trick and are instead boring, overly plodding, and uninspired, with very little to be found in between these extremes. Four Phantoms, the sophomore effort from the American Bell Witch, is a curious release in this regard, one that first appears to be in that second area, but begins to move to the first as its grandiosity is slowly revealed.

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published 30.05.2015 | Comments (25)

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13.06.2017 - 16:22
VIG
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Written by Paź on 12.06.2017 at 18:03

Nope, they aren't.


Esoteric is my favorite funeral doom band ever, but Bell Witch has released music within the past 5 years
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13.06.2017 - 18:03
Paź
ex-News Man
Written by Guest on 13.06.2017 at 16:22

Esoteric is my favorite funeral doom band ever, but Bell Witch has released music within the past 5 years

I prefer one album by Esoteric in 10 years instead of two albums by Bell Witch in 5 years
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13.06.2017 - 18:37
VIG
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Written by Paź on 13.06.2017 at 18:03

Written by Guest on 13.06.2017 at 16:22

Esoteric is my favorite funeral doom band ever, but Bell Witch has released music within the past 5 years

I prefer one album by Esoteric in 10 years instead of two albums by Bell Witch in 5 years


Yeah, me too, but Bell Witch is really good
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24.10.2017 - 08:40
DeliciousDishes
doesn't use salt
Man I finally remembered what painting the cover reminded me of the first time I saw it:

Expulsion from the Garden of Eden by Thomas Cole, similar composition and almost similar theme.
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You are the hammer, I am the nail
building a house in the fire on the hill
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07.10.2018 - 14:14
LuciferOfGayness
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Another year passes by... and this is still the best album this decade imo. And I should be given credit for not overspamming this album thread despite the love. The bass has more indentity in the first minute than most bands gather in a lifetime.

I love you album. So, so much I love you.
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07.10.2018 - 16:42
Mercurial
Written by Guest on 07.10.2018 at 14:14

Another year passes by... and this is still the best album this decade imo. And I should be given credit for not overspamming this album thread despite the love. The bass has more indentity in the first minute than most bands gather in a lifetime.

I love you album. So, so much I love you.

I remember my first ever album, too
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