"Long, heavy guitar riffs. A female lead vocal, which works dramatically cumbersome by the lyrics. Sombre, melancholy mood. All that distinguishes the band Alunah which is Doom Metal home. Six years pass band and a series of live performances lead to the unofficial coronation of "The Future of Doom" by Terrorizer Magazine. The release of their second studio album, "White Hoarhund" should prove whether this high praise for the four-piece band around front lady Soph Day is justified.A total of 48 minutes of playing time before seven gaping gloomy melancholy songs have been immortalized, competing specially.
"Demeter's Grief" begins cumbersome and can be a lot of time to get started. After about 40 seconds, the first tentative drums around which meander aforementioned eternal sounds of the guitar. The deep bass sound with the complains of a deep rumbling tones of cargo. The last crucial element, the lead vocal classified himself in a higher pitch, giving the sound a subtle brightening that dissolves directly through textual severity. The overall sound of the band fits together like a gear and creates an almost eerie tense atmosphere, which you can not escape. The title track "White Hoarhound" takes on the shaft with the depth and spins the spiral. Just as "White Hoarhound" grab the songs into each other voices. The bass, which must be set to low point is, while supporting the front direction. Despite album Cross, atmospheric mood one discovers on his journey always new bright spots and enjoying this. Especially the blonde singer Soph Day understands the charm of her voice succeeded in the pauses of the thundering guitars and embed it to suggest anything between melancholy and hope.
"White Hoarhound" is an interesting album that can be made with few nuances much and the receiver can pick up despite a similar sound - provided he allows it. Not everyone will appreciate this dark genre of Doom well. Fans of this style, however, are bound to find their pleasure in the album from which no song can stand on its own, but in which the whole work should be evaluated.
Playing tips: "Demeter's Grief" and "The Offering"