Aorlhac is another new find, I had never heard of them before a friend
played me L'esprit des vents this past summer. From reading a bit
online it seems this is the third album in their Occitan history
trilogy. This album oozes second wave black metal, often very melodic
but still razor sharp keeping it from getting too saccharine. The
vocals are top notch with a mix of howls and rasps mixing it up
perfectly. Former Peste Noire drummer Ardraos kills it on the kit with
solid blastbeats as well as more fills than you can shake a fist at.
As impressed as I’ve been with this album I will now have to hunt down
the to previous parts of their trilogy to see what came before.
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