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Prosanctus Inferi - Pandemonic Ululations Of Vesperic Palpitation review


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Band: Prosanctus Inferi
Album: Pandemonic Ululations Of Vesperic Palpitation
Release date: June 2010

01. Flayed Ecclessian Sophistry
02. Lips Of Plasma Vomiting Sanctimonious Pyx
03. Scorching The Monad Firmament
04. Conjugal Orgy In The Sacred Heart Of Vespers
05. Fumugating Portentious Sacriligium
06. Priory Darkness Of Choral Flesh
07. Cauterizing Unholy Lesions
08. Pontifical Undulations Of Blasphemic Gesticulation
09. Burning Vestal Apocrypha
10. Fratricide In The Holy House Of God
11. Depraved Machinations
12. Sacreligious Desecration In Excelsis
13. Echoes Of Pestilential Synod

Prosanctus Inferi is currently a one-man-project, run by J. Kohn, of Black Funeral 'fame'. I vaguely remember not liking Black Funeral, but Prosanctus Inferi is a whole lot better. Pandemonic Ululations Of Vesperic Palpitation (repeat that three times, flawlessly of course, send me the audio recording and I'll personally come to your hours and cook you dinner - if you're a woman.)

Uhhh, where was I?

Oh yeah. PUOVP mixes Death and Black metal in a gritty and dank, uhhh, mix, preaching evil and violence. So far so good. Unfortunately their style is much more straight-forward and rarely as obscure as my cherished Necros Christos and Teitanblood, but that might not be bad news for everyone. The consistent rotten vibe is spiced up with cool lead guitars here and there. The growl is low and a bit slow. It's all very down-tuned and old school. In general, the attitude of the man seems sincere. However, not everything song has what it takes to standout and when that's the case, consistency quickly changes to monotony. PUOVP is victim of this to a certain degree.

In the end, it's still a heartfelt, enjoyable album. I can't imagine these guys ever getting their 'big break' and a mainstream audience, but it's certainly an album worthy of underground recognition.

Rating breakdown
Performance: 8
Songwriting: 6
Originality: 6
Production: 7


Written on 19.05.2010 by If you're interested in extreme, often emotional and underground music, check out my reviews. I retired from reviewing, but I really used to be into that stuff.


Comments: 6   Visited by: 87 users
19.05.2010 - 21:46
Mr. Doctor
Oh man.... And I'm quite hungry right now!

Even if I was a woman, I totally failed because a few minutes ago I said the album name out loud and I couldn't finish it because I laughed my ass off because it sounded retarded... Ululation is a funny word, that's what I learned from this review.
Written by BloodTears on 19.08.2011 at 18:29
Like you could kiss my ass
Written by Milena on 20.06.2012 at 10:49
Rod, let me love you.
19.05.2010 - 22:02
I enjoyed reading the album and song titles. Ululation is a word I will never use... it sounds ridiculously ridiculous. Might check it out. gd review.
Laugh and the world laughs with you. Weep and you weep alone.
19.05.2010 - 23:53
Troy Killjoy
I think we can agree that Kohn has one too many word-of-the-day calendars in his home...
Prettier than BloodTears.
20.05.2010 - 01:25
Why does any song need titles like that? Is it really necessary to explain something like a song title to that extent? It runs the risk of ruining itself with pretentiousness.
20.05.2010 - 08:55
Mr. Noise
I was informed that J. Kohn is only a really collaborater with Black Funeral, which is still largely Michael Ford's vehicle - so that comparison is a bit off, sorry about that.
SLUDGE. DOOM. DEATH. Wait, what?

"The reason I'm running for president is because I can't be Bruce Springsteen." - Barack Obama
20.05.2010 - 21:10
WTF about the song titles... The song titles in themselves are lyrics for the whole song or what? Man I succeeded at telling this three times flawlessly but it sounds fucking stupid so I am not gonna reclaim my prize,,, Oh and I'm a man, so let's just say I didn't write this comment.

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