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Descending Pillars


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bcb723 Tearing down anything and everything right out of the gate, Void Rot are titanic on this album. The sound and production are spot on and there is a paranoid sense of tension and urgency in each track. You get the feeling that this is the beginning of a band that could be truly legendary after several more albums like this. For now, I will be happy to settle for falling through the earth to the sounds of "Monolith." Shit... Favorite track: Monolith (Descending Pillars Pt. II).
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Darknight Death metal doominess that transports you into a world of darkness and chaos. I could not wait for this release, anticipation was so high and Void Rot have not let me down, great album. Favorite track: Upheaval.
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Katimavik86 Dark and heavy death-doom. Great stuff. Got the cassette. Favorite track: Monolith (Descending Pillars Pt. II).
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American death-doom titans Void Rot return with their colossal debut full-length LP "Descending Pillars", an imposing sonic monolith of obsidian slow death metal and dismal atmospherics that encases the listener into a monstrous sarcophagus of sound. In its immense forty minutes "Descending Pillars" conjures visions of otherworldly finality and of absurd forms of death and demise taking shape at the edge of a formless and implacable dark cosmos. With influences ranging from Grave, to Disembowelment, Incantation and Bolt Thrower, on "Descending Pillars" the Minnesota quartet re-establishes itself as visionary new act with an unparalleled sound and aesthetic of dismally towering proportions, cementing their reputation as one of contemporary death-doom's most promising and visionary prospects along the ranks of entities like Krypts, Spectral Voice, and Vastum.


released September 11, 2020

Guitars, vocals, synths - JH
Guitars - KS
Bass - CC
Drums - WB

Music - JH
Lyrics - JH
Guitar solo on “Monolith” by Alex Walstad

Recorded and Mixed by Adam Tucker at Signaturetone Recording
Mastered by Damian Herring at Subterranean Watchtower Studios

Cover artwork by Timo Ketola
Additional artwork by Misanthropic Art


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