Mutiilation, “Vampires of Black Imperial Blood”, [Drakkar Records] CD
ophelia necro 5/6/2014 A Library
Mutiilation (spelled with an umlaut over the “u”) is a French one-man black metal band who belonged to Les Legion Noires aka The Black Legions,a group of French underground black metal musicians and bands in or around the Brest region of Brittany. This group or circle was believed to have been formed in response to the Norwegian “Black Metal Inner Circle”. This incarnation of Mutiilation features duo of Mordred and Meyhna’ch (William Roussel). Bass, guitar and drum machine with vocal stylings typical of Norwegian black metal.Depressive/suicidal black metal considered one of the early originators of 2nd wave black metal and often credited for inventing the “depressive/suicidal black metal” sub-genre. Pure and traditional in composition and use of primitive production style. Melancholic, bleak and dynamic. Subject matter predominantly fixated with death and Satan. This is a re-release (2012), the album was originally released in 1995, it was the first full-length CD to be released on the French record label Drakkar Productions which was established in 1994.