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Introduction

InfinityHeavy & Metal 1on1 is proud to present a

pseudonym & grotesque act, with their debut

full-length release << In the Tomb of a Forgotten King >>

FFO: Crematory, Trail Of Tears, Ajattara,

The Vision Bleak, Dark the Suns, Morgul, Enshine

Information:

Band: Monumentum Damnati

Home: n/a

Style: Melodic Death Doom / Dark Metal

Title: In the Tomb of a Forgotten King

Type: full-length

Release: 30th March 2020

Runtime: 01:09:30

Label: GrimmDistribution

PR: InfinityHeavy

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑: 𝕲𝖚𝖎𝖙𝖆𝖗 & 𝕭𝖆𝖘𝖘: Combination of memorable tight melodic riffs, short solos & rhythmic patterns & melodies, with a hint of slower tempos of low-tuned doomy riffs, with dark atmospheric gothic keys

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖑: 𝖁𝖔𝖈𝖆𝖑𝖘: Intertwined squeaks and sinister whispers, raspy growls and death metal growls

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖑𝖑: 𝕯𝖗𝖚𝖒𝖘: Melodic-pounding death metal style drumming & blast-beats (at times the tempo will slow down to doomy beat)

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖁: 𝕺𝖛𝖊𝖗𝖆𝖑𝖑: Monumentum Damnati is an international project from Eastern Europe & USA, and shrouded in mystery and hidden under grotesque masks that hide the participants' faces as well as pseudonyms instead of names, this for sure captures the band's dark music & theme, what more could you ask for, a mysterious shadowy group with a piece of dark mystery music and nine-nightmare-ish songs

 

Step into a world of darkness and horror; this is the impression you feel with the opening track 'The Shining' while building up a genuinely horrify atmosphere, its when the listener steps into a vortex of the next eight songs, that are both various experiments, and horror-atmosphere songs, that focus on creating a real composition of nightmare and horrifying of brutal, melodic death, slow-heaviness of doom metal, dark metal sound with orchestrations/Gothic atmospheric key arrangements & different moods, melodies, tempos, song structure

 

The music truly captures the dark horror aspect, with lyrical themes on death, Occultism, Lovecraftian, mental disorders, theosophy & Mythology, while embracing melodic doom-death elements & dark Gothic moments, by the use of the keyboard/piano, even the artwork and the band imagery of creating an anonymous conceptual project, revealing the gloomy side of human nature, is well executed

 

The masks, I love the artwork of these grotesque masks if you like the masks from the Australian Grind metallers 'The Berzerker', you going love these bad-boys, These masks give you the impression of something from a Ritual, Occultism or a Horror film, of a feeling of a Lovecraftian or He-Man (Masters of the Universe) universe realm

 

Thoroughly enjoyed the music and mysterious of the six members

 

*outstanding* * *entertaining & well-executed*

*horrific-awesome* *mind-blowing* * unique style of mysterious dark music*

Point of no Return

of

Dark Grotesque/ mysterious Project

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁: 𝕬𝖗𝖙𝖜𝖔𝖗𝖐: Epic and nightmare at the same time, even the blue and black just gives it extra chill factor

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁𝖑: 𝕺𝖚𝖙𝖘𝖙𝖆𝖓𝖉𝖎𝖓𝖌: Where the heck do I begin with this release

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁𝖑𝖑: 𝕯𝖎𝖘𝖑𝖎𝖐𝖊: none.

Members

Abhoth (composer, lyrics, bass)

Nyarlathotep (drums)

Shoggoth (guitars)

Athame (keyboards)

Thanatos (vocals)

Rapsidis (guitars)

Tracks

#01. The Shining (01:31) instrumental

#02. My Bloody JJ (04:27)

#03. There's No Place For Life  (04:52)

#04. Anabiosis  (05:56)

#05. In The Tomb Of A Forgotten King (05:22)

#06. Infernal Sun  (06:54)

#07. Falling Snow  (04:49)

#08. Sleepless Anger  (03:54)

#09. Exorcist (03:41) instrumental

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