Nary a year after having released their latest full length album To Below and Beyond, the Italian Doom Rock and Metal band Black Oath are back. This time with an EP – a short blurb called Litanies in the Dark, signed to Terror From Hell Records.
Short as it may be, it is an interesting piece of rock with a mighty #metal injection. Their crystal clear style moving around tempi and moods, sometimes a bit faster and at times slow as they should. And for once it is nice to hear clear vocals in this genre. All this buried in meaty, slow, pounding rhythms that will beat you onto the ground and brutally march over you. [...]