Teethed Glory and Injury

Altar of Plagues - Teethed Glory and Injury
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Based on 5 reviews
2013 Ratings: #26 / 1035
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Based on 156 ratings
2013 Ratings: #11
Liked by 5 people
April 30, 2013 / Release Date
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Black metal had a bit of a renaissance in the 2010’s. The seeds for this resurgence were planted in the 2000’s as bands like Alcest, Agalloch, Deathspell Omega, Ulver and Wolves in the Throne Room (among others) began further experimenting with the traditional black metal formula. The conventions of post-metal which had at the time been mostly associated with the world of sludge and doom metal through the work of bands like Neurosis were now being implemented in black metal. From ... read more
One of the most puzzlying and creative metal albums of the decade so far. Teethed Glory and Injury sounds like a final stage in the black-metal greats' evolutive process, finding many distinct ways of sounding heavy and tremendously obscure, without having to limit their sound to the classic combo of guitars, bass and drums. A truly powerful metal album.
Yeah this is currently standing as my favorite metal album. Ever. Sucks that these guys broke up and what evidence more do we need that Pitchfork sucks?
Starts somewhat rough around the edges, but the ethereal production and harsh and mind-boggling performances across this album blew me away. Would recommend!

Standout: Twelve was ruin
Favs: God Alone, A remedy and a Fever, Reflection pulse remains, A body Shrouded, Burnt Year
Least fav: Mills
It's a shame this band retired early in their career. Black Metal Irish band Altar of Plagues released a fantastic body of work called "Teethed Glory and Injury", that presented bleak and off the beating path atmospheric black metal.The production of this records is fantastic with those rifts that feels more chunky and with those off-kilter rifts. They hit of the park with this album with brilliant track after the next. Despite the great guitar work off this record the vocals too were ... read more
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Track List

  1. Mills
  2. God Alone
  3. A Body Shrouded
  4. Burnt Year
  5. A Remedy And A Fever
  6. Twelve Was Ruin
  7. Scald Scar Of Water
  8. Found, Oval And Final
  9. Reflection Pulse Remains
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