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LP released: May 04, 2018

Tracklisting:
1. The Awakening
2. Death By Meditation
3. Whispers Through The Aether
4. The Magic Of Severed Limbs
5. Velvet Blue
6. Violence For The Hell Of It
7. Scarlet Woman
GHASTLY
DEATH VELOUR
Label: 20 BUCK SPIN
Cat No: SPIN096LP
Barcode: 721616809619
Packaging: LP Regular

While Finland's Ghastly may be a new name to many, those who delve deeply enough into the death metal underworld, as 20 Buck Spin often does, will recall the band's debut album Carrion Of Time released a few years back on cult tastemaker label Me Saco Un Ojo (Morbus Chron, Undergang, Phrenelith). A few years have passed and the band now resurfaces with their masterfully executed second album Death Velour.

While there's no question this is a pure death metal album, it could hardly be confused with most of the current bands making the rounds. The nightmarish hallucinatory sound Ghastly invokes conjures the horror of rotting in incomprehensible obscurity, passing into oblivion guided by a many-colored specter of strange origin across the Styx. An air of psych-induced weirdness and shrieking dread permeates the decomposed palette throughout the album's cryptic duration.

Like discovering a forgotten relic of mysterious brilliance from the early Finnish death metal scene, this album is a phantasm of blinding light onto the foreboding darkness of this mortal coil.

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