Alright, let's start into 2018 with something fresh. Respectively the brand new ...
Summoning - With Doom We Come 2LP
(Box Edition incl. additional 10'', slipmat and patch, lim. 1000/Napalm Records, 2018)
... that came with the mail today. And wow, in terms of layout this actually sucks hard. Looks more like a scratch than a final release to me. Plus, I'm really asking myself why a simple DLP + 10'' needed a massive cardboard box to house everything. Seems very much like a waste of resources to compensate the pretty sloppy artwork. Doublefail. The box in general makes an unfortunately cheap impression, which is, considering Summoning's content, even more of a distress, since the latter's amazing music always came with great design as well. A shot from the hip? A bummer.
In terms of Summoning's new material, though, I can't really say much, yet, as the album's just spinning for the first time. It sounds nice and certainly not as much giving ground for scepticism as the trailer did. But, tbh, I'm not expecting a big shot this time either. Upcoming weeks will tell. And since it's Summoning, clearly one of the most unique and fascinating Black Metal artists out there, I'd be rather happy if "With Doom We Come" grows on me soon. The sooner the better ...
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