Having left their Doom Metal roots behind on 2016’s Wider Than The Sky(Radiance), 40 Watt Sun completely doubles down on slowcore with their third full-length album. In fact, Perfect Light (Svart/Cappio Records) might even be a little softer than its predecessor with nary a trace of fuzz or distortion to be found. It often feels more like a slow-motion singer/songwriter record, especially with the Jerry Cantrell-esque twang throughout. I suppose it’s only fitting when you consider that guitarist/vocalist Patrick Walker is the only returning band member, having recruited an entirely different cast of musicians for this effort.
Ethereal American Doom band Worm Ouroboros are streaming two new songs from their upcoming album What Graceless Dawn, due out from Profound Lore on December 3rd. Hear ‘(Was It) The Cruelest Thing’ and ‘Broken Movements’ over at the Profound Lore Bandcamp Page. Continue reading →