We Are The Apocalypse

Dark Funeral - We Are The Apocalypse
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2022 Ratings: #3 / 330
User Score
Based on 62 ratings
2022 Ratings: #317
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March 18, 2022 / Release Date
LP / Format
Century Media / Label
Black Metal / Genres
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We Are The Apocalypse could very well be Dark Funeral’s best album to date. It feels like it’s on another level and that’s maybe down to the creative time it’s taken to let this album come alive.


DARK FUNERAL's seventh full-length album hits the infernal nail firmly on the head and these are some of the best songs they have ever recorded. A simple thrill, but a giant, shudder-inducing thrill nonetheless.


Dark Funeral return to release their brand new record, We Are The Apocalypse, proving once again that nobody can do Dark Funeral as well as Dark Funeral and a hundred other black metal bands like them can.

Dark Funeral are very much like the AC/DC or Korn of black metal; they know their sound. They know it well. The understand their genre well. They understand well what the fans of said genre are looking for. So why deviate from the norm? They can just make the same low-effort redundant stuff ... read more


Dark Funeral are not a band I typically hype. However, with this new release they are blending sounds of black and roll a la Tribulation and the results are a resounding success. Dare I say these songs are downright catchy for black metal, with the dynamic shifts showing a band well acquainted with their style but willing to add just enough spice to get a stew going. Also, holy crap I can hear the bass and it's great. I know purists will say this isn't kvlt enough, but they can run naked ... read more


March 2022 Reviews:

I figured I'd try a BM album this month and my choice was mediocre this time around. It just kinda feels like a repetitive assault of the same sounds for 43 minutes and it lacks any real sense of progression between tracks. There are sections that are good, but not enough to really keep me engaged.

Rank 38th / 44

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Added on: November 5, 2021