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Introduction

Metal 1on1 is proud to present a one-person project

‘The Nightstalker’, a heaven & hell journey of,

Atmospheric Gothic/Dark Metal with his fourth

full-length release  << A Journey in Hell >>

FFO: Cradle Of Filth, Summoning, Agalloch, Emperor,

Mayhem, early-Darkthrone, Celtic Frost, Black Funeral

Information:

Band: The Nightstalker

Home: Belgium (Verviers, Liège)

Style: Atmospheric Gothic/Dark Metal

Title: A Journey in Hell

Type: Full Length

Release: January 1st, 2017

Runtime: 40:00

Label: Wolfshade Records

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑: 𝕲𝖚𝖎𝖙𝖆𝖗 & 𝕭𝖆𝖘𝖘We have a mixture of clean, cold, slow melodically, progressive harmonisation riffing and beautiful strumming/pickings of the acoustic, dark keyboard inserts with deep pickings of the bass.

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖑: 𝖁𝖔𝖈𝖆𝖑𝖘: The vocals are a nightmare-ish of snarling with brief moments of whippers.

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖑𝖑: 𝕯𝖗𝖚𝖒𝖘: Slow drumming, with an epic soundscape, then halfway through the album, the drumming comes from aggressive and harder!

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖁: 𝕺𝖛𝖊𝖗𝖆𝖑𝖑: Deliverance of a truly immersive experience, with upon the first moment, the listener is welcome to a beautiful piano introduction, with only eleven songs, of forty-minutes, that seem to split into two halves, with the first part having this dark (haunting) Gothic (beauteous) atmospheric soundscapes, then second half moving into a progressive sound.

 

For me, this was an excellent experience and discovery, and for any extreme metal fan, The Nightslaker is part of a trilogy, base on a story of an angel decided to descend to Earth to protect humans. But one must go and listen to Serpent’s other band ‘Sercati’ [click here for the review], and there first full-length <<Tales of the Fallen (2011) >> where the story begins “we follow the fall of the angel and the search for his place in a foreign world.”, Where Nightstalker is the angel named’ The Nightstalker’ as we follow the angel in his fight against anaesthetist: a messenger of Lucifer.

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*dark & entertaining* *excellent experience and discovery* * a true masterpiece*

"Other-worldly"

of

a dark, compelling trilogy

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁: 𝕬𝖗𝖙𝖜𝖔𝖗𝖐: I love the artwork, it as this old-school Gothic Rock look and feel, but when you look closer, and the title of the album, you see what that it could be the pits of hell.

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁𝖑: 𝕺𝖚𝖙𝖘𝖙𝖆𝖓𝖉𝖎𝖓𝖌: For me, it’s not just the music or the Serpents vocals that are outstanding, but how Serpent, as these two bands (both we a different sound), but to combine the two into one trilogy.

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁𝖑𝖑: 𝕯𝖎𝖘𝖑𝖎𝖐𝖊: none !!!

Members

Serpent (bass, vocals) [Sercati] (all instruments

Tracks

#01. The Departure

#02. The Children of the Devil

#03. Like I Already Know This Foe

#04. The Plain of the Warriors

#05. Cerberus

#06. The Pursuer is Near

#07. The Library

#08. I've Found Her

#09. Back Again

#10.Red Moon Rises

#11. Waiting for Miss Ombrelle (instrumental)

Discography

Against the Anesthetist (2013)

The Chronicles of Natural City (2014)

All for a Promise (2015)

A Journey in Hell (2017)

3 - Like I already know this foeThe NightStalker
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