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Review: Nex Perpetui Regis - Void Worship
Nex Perpetui Regis
http://www.myspace.com/nexperpetuiregis
Void Worship

Label: Independent
Year released: 2007
Duration: 20:23
Tracks: 5
Genre: Black Metal

Rating: 3.5/5

Review online: December 1, 2007
Reviewed by: Michel Renaud
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Void Worship

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"Void Worship" could very well be this band's last demo, since they just got signed on Mordor Records.  This Swedish outfit plays a very raw and chaotic form of Black Metal, well rooted in the early incarnations of the genre.  This is rather minimalistic - although you can still find more minimalistic than this - with kind of a messy sound to boot.  Everything is all over the place, with drums that won't get overshadowed by the raw, aggressive and very abrasive guitar sound and a bass that also manages to reclaim its space.  This is definitely demo quality, sounding a little like when you see such a band in a small bar setting, which gives a little bit of live-like charm to the release.  The vocals go from more or less whispery rasps all the way to abysmal, haunting screams that help create somewhat of a good horror-like atmosphere.  Unfortunately a bit short - which is to be expected for a demo, and Nex Perpetui Regis aren't exactly inventing anything here, but they got the basics done right, so I'll be looking out for their first full-length release.  The demo is currently available as a free download on the band's web site.


Track Listing:
  1. Void Worship
  2. Goatlegged Tyrant
  3. Culling the Weak
  4. Oubliette
  5. Untied
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Review: Demo 2008 (reviewed by Michel Renaud)
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