zondag 10 december 2017

Clouds Taste Satanic – The Glitter of Infinite Hell

Clouds Taste Satanic – The Glitter of Infinite Hell
Kinda Like Music – 2017
Rock, Doom, Psych, Instrumental
Rated: *****

Two months in a row, October & November, they came in second to the number one of the Doom Charts. Our very own Billy Goate from the awesome Doomed & Stoned had the honors to write a blurb about the new Clouds Taste Satanic. And he claimed that ‘Masterpiece is not too strong a word’ to describe The Glitter Of Infinite Hell. And we could not agree more. We’ve been following this foursome from Brooklyn since we first spun To Sleep Beyond The Earth back in 2014. And they have been releasing a steady output of instrumental greatness since then. A joyous occasion every time one of their evil sounding work of arts came out. Your Doom Has Come in 2015 and Dawn Of The Satanic Age last year. But those two records, we must confess, did not top their first one. In our opinion. Well, this one does not just top that first one or the latter two, they top every other record in the instrumental doom genre. Holy hell! It starts with the vinyl cover. Letting your eyes wander across the Jheronimus Bosch inspired painting Christ’s Descent Into Hell which can be viewed in the Met in New York. One wishes that the four were in Den Bosch, Netherlands last year during the majestic Bosch exposition. Hell, they should have played a show every night the museum was opened. Four musical art pieces are served on a double album set on bronze & bone color-in-color vinyl with gold & oxblood splatter. Four tales of Greed, Treachery, Violence and Wrath. And all four of them are truly amazing. This is doom on the very edge of the needle! But this isn’t just doom. It marries a truckload of genres in a rock symphony without ever becoming a classical opus. It is however a magnus opus. A grand piece of music that keeps on becoming better and better. And this is not just for the doom lovers out there. This is for every rock fiend! And I do mean every single one of them! Join the Clouds with their trip down below. Cause the soundtrack for everyone’s descent into hell just got a whole lot more addictive and amazing!

(Written by JK)

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