Tchornobog is without a doubt one of the best records of the decade.
It goes beyond the outdated concept of ''genres'' to create something very much of its own. To think this is the most honest artistic expression of ONE single person is even more impressive.
It's one long journey, but a very worthwhile one. The songs all mesh perfectly into one relentless masterpiece that traps you in its atmosphere, without escape.
Despair, decay... and all the good shit. activa44
The Serpent & The Sphere trades in Marrow of the Spirit's long-winded impressionism for a punchier take on blackened post-doom-folk metal. Frankly, it works for me.
What doesn't work for me is that I ordered a CD of this album six months ago and it hasn't even been shipped. So if anybody knows who's distributing Agalloch CDs these days, I'm all ears. Visionary