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Metal 1on1 proudly presents the latest release

"Only The Wicked Are Pure" by the anonymous

psychedelic/progressive doom metal act Nothing Is Real

FFO: Mastodon, Beatswars, Black Sabbath, Candlemass,

Solstice, Sunn O)))


Band: Nothing Is Real
Home: US (Los Angeles)
Style: Progressive Doom
Title: Only The Wicked Are Pure
Type: Full-length
Release: 31st October 2019
Runtime: 72:40
Label: Unsigned/independent

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑: 𝕲𝖚𝖎𝖙𝖆𝖗 & 𝕭𝖆𝖘𝖘: The guitar work/riffage on this album as an heavy-doom 'Black Sabbath' feel, with a mixture of melodic haunting (magical), drone (like) feel, that are both menacing and with a malefic psychedelic and progressive vibe/influences and plenty of haunting and evil menacing catchy solo riffing

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖑: 𝖁𝖔𝖈𝖆𝖑𝖘: They aren't many vocals on this album, mostly bleak and nihilistic instrumentation, but when within some songs, the vocals are reminiscent of early Black Sabbath, Candlemass and Stoner!

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖑𝖑: 𝕯𝖗𝖚𝖒𝖘: Dark, deep, and heavy drum beats, to crush one soul and essences…

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖁: 𝕺𝖛𝖊𝖗𝖆𝖑𝖑: The album evokes the listener with a murky, filthy, disgusting nine tracks, (over an hour of pure madness), but yet has this heavy-hypnotic feeling the music. This album will make an insane minded person more insane, with fast heavy dirty riffs and black sabbath evil-like progressive music

The riffs, which are blasphemy and malefic outstanding! There are so much work and effort (craftsmanship and skill) gone in the guitar work, as well the whole album. Should be noted that the tracks, part from track two (over two minutes long) are between six to (over) eleven minutes long with additional sound/vocal efforts and acoustic elements.

A progressive doom metal act

that will make an insane minded person more insane

with blasphemy and malefic awe-inspiring riffage & music

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁: 𝕬𝖗𝖙𝖜𝖔𝖗𝖐: The artwork is eye-catching!!!

“A bleak and nihilistic journey to the fire deep within one's soul. A call to arms against modern society, and to break the strings which bind you and embrace your godhood”

[Bandcamp artists page]

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁𝖑: 𝕺𝖚𝖙𝖘𝖙𝖆𝖓𝖉𝖎𝖓𝖌: Anything

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁𝖑𝖑: 𝕯𝖎𝖘𝖑𝖎𝖐𝖊: For me, I have no dislike for this album




#01. Hope Is Weakness (10:48)

#02. To Retain One's Truth (In a False Reality) (09:06)

#03. Hostile Ideologies (02:43)

#04. Only The Wicked Are Pure (06:42)

#05. War Is God (11:31)

#06. Existential Crisis (Nihilism) (06:15)

#07. Ancient Bloodlines (Primal Power) (07:58)

#08. Glorious Death (10:22)

#09. Uplift The Worthy (07:15)


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Only The Wicked Are Pure (Secret Tracks) ( Oct 2019)

Only The Wicked Are Pure ( Oct 2019)

Thanks to 666MrDoom for the Video clip


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