The symbolism of the inverted trinity is theologically very complex, and what we want to share about it can be read in the lyrics of the album. Vocals are the usual throaty rasp, conveying the elaborate lyrics in a linear drawl over the head-spinning violence of the music. Iesous Christos Theou Uios Soter Where there was thorns shall be the horns of a goat For neither in life or in death are they absent! Quench thine thirst with my urine Warm as love it shall rinse through the salt in your lungs For the thirst of the desert strangles all senses Tempted art thou and noone can resist Him. The lyrics are actually quite poetic in a non gothic or sappy way. For your children have been led astray! Burn my flesh, thou light of lights Most eminent perfection, most magnificent of sights Mark me with thee, stainless Ar Most real, so clear and bright they shine both eye and star Descend upon the dead, black sky By a grace of just one glance they all shall die Pour the bitter wine of salvation into our blood And let our scars form rivers flooding the kingdom of their god Let the immense gates of heaven open Let the dawn of justice come When a thousand pale and silenced faces Turn towards the sky To behold in fear and wonder how the firmanent turns dark By the sound of a lonely trumpet calling And countless birdlike carrions falls reeking from above Embedded in a red glow telling of. Danielsson Interview conducted by Chris Mitchell Desolate Gale Date online: May 23, 2004 Hails!.
Shining steel with Devil's seal Cut my flesh! They may not be the most important band working in the genre but they are hardly a shameful castaway either. Unlike Dissection though, Watain avoid the tendency to fall back on sudden lapses into acoustic tranquillity, instead they keep the intensity level firmly pinned for the entire duration. And all that is holy, holy shall be. You may have felt Its cold Carressing down your spine Gently yet with strength And with a morbid touch For Its real shape is a razor Smeared with the Devil's seed And infected with Its plague Are the scars from which I bleed I am the Earth Chained to horns Its ground is my flesh Pierced by Holy thorns I am the Earth Burning deep within Its water is my blood Blackened by my sins Swallowed by His mystery Lots within Its maze The bridges behind they burn From the pyres of Hell's grace One after another The stars fade into black He has called my name There is no way back. No, in the past as well as the present metal especially black metal has always been an art form where contemporary artists build upon what has come before. Watain approach this album with one thought, classic black metal, there are no clean vocals hear or orchestration, Danielsson roars away on every track alongside the band. Despite that, the overall message is quite clearly delivered and completely unified.
To make people hate and fear Black Metal again. Iesous Christos Theou Uios Soter Where there was heart shall be vertebra. If I have to state only one band, i'd probably say Mayhem 1988 — 1993. And their song has turned backwards. This is extremely good album, I love the ferocious, vicious sound of it, throat cutting riffs, as well as that evil, satanic, cold feeling, which this music is soaked with.
On this album, the guitarists are clearly talented and blend all the different elements into their songs. Danielsson Strålgatan 41, 4 tr S-112 63 Stockholm Sweden. The horns of the baphomet in the wounds of jesus thrice An alligeance of flesh and steel, unto which titan altar we all kneel Hark! Damned fine booklet to boot. They spin harsh vocals, serpentine guitars and hammering drums into a solid mixture that recall the best motions of both speed-oriented black and death metal. The mourning wails of defeat echoes throughout centuries! Which bands have influenced the music of Watain? Essentially, it is a mixture of black metal fury with subtle hints of melody, much like Dissection.
Behold the snake of temptation! I like the style, suitably raw and powerful, not drowned in effects like Dimmu Borgir as an example. None is denial I am not one of mine His words unlocked Backwards, reforming what won't reflect Assembling puzzles of flesh Perfect. When in deluge thou art fallen, your scriptures are altered and your doctrine rewritten in blood? As for non-musical inspiration, we work solely in the shadow of the Temple. I wouldn't go so far as to say they were the saviours of the genre it didn't need saving , but this is pretty damn good. The rest of the tracks don't stray too far from this formula, but it is the changes of pace and atmosphere within each song that keep 'Casus Luciferi' interesting. This filth is not worth the glance. The riffs are reminiscent of the true Mayhem, Dissection, and early Bathory.
This is easily one of the best black metal albums of the year. The production is also quite solid for an underground black metal release. It may not be the perfect black metal record, but maybe it is a perfect Watain record, as it simply has everything what makes this band worthy. May the holy light of Satans might Burn my eyes! Carrying the voids of those eyes None is denial I am not one of I My words unlocked It reveals through the fall Staring at the abyss, getting further Through mirrors. Let alive the word's proclamation, Let the laws of The Books be the laws of the earth; Let humanity be sin and let denial be bliss; Let the wars cleanse the world and let their fear show their path. This is an album from the atmospheric side of black metal, not as much as Burzum admittedly, but structured more around creating a mood rather than simply going for the jugular. The photo depicts the burning carrion of a bird, falling from heaven.
Search ye with heart, and with soul, and the revelations shall be shown unto thee. For what is the worth of a godless prophet whose tounge since long has dried, in completeness bereft from grace? What is it and why is it the only picture in color? A more detailed biography can be found at our web-temple. Watain are a concept that exist well on their own terms. For they live to die, we die to live Our beginning is their end! Let the light bless and let these words proclaim the blessing. It was also released on limited edition vinyl by and, in 2004, on tape by the Romanian label Mirgilus Siculorum. With its quality music and its viciousness and dark hatred, it's great to see there's some life yet in the old corpse of the black metal scene.
Let the Light reign over Man and beast, let the Lord strike the sinners with plague, let the Lord our God reign for eternity; and all that is Holy, Holy shall be. Pierced by His will Trapped within His lair My flesh shall be the sign Of that fires are to fear For those who walk upon me Shall be punished for their turns I am the earth And within me the Devil burns! You are denied You are not one of He Your words are locked. This is Watain when they still sounded raw, angry and ultimately black metal. For info-package with bio etc, send 2 euros to our adress. I sometimes wish they would show a little more originality, but that's just me, my own tastes. What does the following picture communicate to you? We are but mediums, shells through which the greater speak. Fill in the blanks with whatever you feel is appropiate: People are blank slaves George Bush is a blank important part of the masterplan.
The musicians in this band are very good at what they do. Let the seal be broken and let the light prevail; Let the earth be scorched and let the light prevail; Let the wrath cleanse the world from opposition. Regardless of personal opinion on where the band currently stand, this album came long before any non-black metal influence crept into their sound. Anyway, its -mainly- Dissection styled and unlike many other bands influenced by Dissection, Watain can come up with interesting riffs that doesn't sound cheesy or happy, they sound more haunting and atmospheric than the riffs that for example Sacramentum comes up with. This is just an enjoyable album. Through milleniums tormented by the eternal eye and it's piercing vigilance Doomed to fail, for what hope can you ignite in their forsaken hearts? Watain have several links to Dissection so it is no real shock to find that particular influence in Watain's sound.
The reversed words of Yahwe from the pulpits of abomination! What glory and hope in a cross that is shattered? What is your opinion on the following: a Nihilism: Rather irrelevant for me personally, but certainly more charming than the usual human outlooks on life. For those interested, we have shirts available for sale for 15 euros Logo + snakeraped christcorpse , and other stuff as well. Sure, Dissection strains and some similarities to other Swedish counterparts can be presented, but not to a very convincing degree. Released November 2003 Recorded 2002—2003, Necromorbus Studio, Sweden Length 50: 33 , chronology 2000 Casus Luciferi 2003 2007 Professional ratings Review scores Source Rating Casus Luciferi is the second studio album by the band. The violence is intact, the drumming doesn't blast me into boredom variation is an art a few other bands need to learn and the entire Watain concept is in full form on this release.