Trident Wolf Eclipse

Watain - Trident Wolf Eclipse
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
User Score
Based on 30 ratings
January 5, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Century Media / Label
Black Metal / Genres
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All things considered, Watain succeed in crafting a two-faced creature for those seeking to bang their heads or brood in nihilistic contemplation.


For a band that was at the cusp of mainstream crossover, it is certainly a curious prospect to hear them return deep within the underground to reclaim their throne with razor-sharp, no-nonsense extreme metal.


Watain have crafted a predictably solid black metal album that also features some thrash elements. The guitar work is intricate and dense whilst still managing to incorporate some melody. The drums and rhythm guitar work in harmony and make for some pretty hard hitting moments. The vocals are pretty much par for the course for a metal album: not great, but they’re passable enough that they don’t really effect the overall quality of the record. The biggest problem with Trident Wolf ... read more


I feel like I can only communicate thoughts of this album via Mad Max gifs, cause this thing was one crazy, fun ride of an album, even if it does get repetitive.


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Watain on this album in a way does really grab a sort of the best of both worlds as far as their sound goes. The production here is easily just as polished and finely tuned as some of their more recent output, and even still has some of the more melodic passages that have shown up recently. But this is also easily the darkest and most sinister recording Watain have whipped out since their early days. “Trident Wolf Eclipse” is equal parts a grand and epic Black Metal album that ... read more

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Track List

  1. Nuclear Alchemy
  2. Sacred Damnation
  3. Teufelsreich
  4. Furor Diabolicus
  5. A Throne Below
  6. Ultra (Pandemoniac)
  7. Towards the Sanctuary
  8. The Fire of Power
  9. Antikrists Mirakel
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Added on: November 12, 2017