Album Review: Born A Ghost — “Stairway to an Empty Room”

Born A Ghost - Stairway to an Empty Room

Born A Ghost’s new EP Stairway to an Empty Room is a heavy album. Given that this review is being read on a heavy/extreme music website, that seems obvious. Why write a review for an album of easy listening? The songs on Stairway to an Empty Room will sound familiar to fans of bands like Neurosis or Inter Arma. While not too musically different than their influences, Born A Ghost perform this kind of music very well. 

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Initial Descent: January 1 – 7, 2023

Happy New Year one and all. We made it through another year and now it’s time for fresh starts and as I mentioned last week, time for all those resolutions no one will keep for longer than a handful of weeks. But hey, no judging right? Rhetorical, of course. Anyway, we’ve got one more week of an abbreviated new release list in store. Fear not though, starting next week the lists elongate quite a bit. Wait, are we talking about lists or… I digress. First up we’ve got a career spanning re-recorded and re-arranged effort from Confined and it most certainly will get the death metal blood flowing, then we’ve got an all-in-but-the-kitchen-sink outing from Born A Ghost that many will find something to love in its extremities. And, of course, there’s a handful more awaiting just below these so happy hunting. We’ll see you here throughout the week for more EOY 2022 festivities.

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