Whoredom Rife – “Whoredom Rife” – [Terratur Possessions]
whngr 12/15/2022 12-inch, A Library
Modern high production black metal from Norway.
I acquired this because I want to say “Whoredom Rife” as much as possible in my life and I appreciate their aesthetic. Shields and skulls, check, NWN! was having a sale, yup. The tracks are alright too, I guess. I mean, it’s all there; Norwegian, brutal, furious, grim, cvlt, fits into christless… just a little too technically proficient and exhibiting more virtuosity than I generally prefer. Call me what you will, but I want my metal bleak, crusty, and mysterious… Give it to me rrraaawwww… slip back into the shadows and scheme.
W.R. are “K.R.” (Kjell Rambech), vox and “V. Einride” (Vegar Ytterdel Larsen), everything else. Larsen has been active as a session and live drummer in the current century including working the kit for Gorgoroth. Prior to that, and until recently, he was in an absolute shit project called, Keep of Kalessin. Cringey videos exist, try to avoid seeking them out. He is far better on all instruments in Whoredom Rife than any of his previous cohorts are on theirs.
I am drawn to the packaging on this EP though it has a few qualities that are irritating and counterintuitive for service in a radio station. Gate-fold slipcover? Okay, if you say so… fuckin’ flashy pants… but pretty rad at the same time. ;P
Trondheim – 2016
you heard it 15 times on kfjc! most recently:
- 70 days ago, The Cap'n played Gitt Til Odin
- 78 days ago, Whinger played Thought And Memory
- 97 days ago, Atavist played Thought And Memory
- 104 days ago, Atavist played Thought And Memory
- 113 days ago, Whinger played Thought And Memory
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