Label: Hells Headbangers
Anyone who has ever known me, which isn’t many, knows I have never been a huge black/death metal guy. It just was never for me. While I liked a lot of the imagery/themes of the music, the vocals always turned me off. So when I have an opportunity to review such bands I tend to be very selective as most of the time I roll my eyes and move to something else. The few times I have ever heard these types of bands and enjoyed what I heard, tended to be when they incorporated some kind of catchy riff and have some semblance of listenable vocals.
So we come to Nocturnal Graves which come out of Australia of all places. Nocturnal Graves claim to be a Death/Thrash band so due to the thrash element I was willing to give them a shot. Thankfully what I heard wasn’t too bad. Is it something that gives me a boner listening to it? Well no, but I don’t go limp either. Let’s see what we got. Continue reading Music Review: Nocturnal Graves CD: …From the Bloodline of Cain