Album Review: Kult of Taurus – “Adversarial Paths: The Sinister Essence”

Adversarial Paths The Sinister Essence

Ah, the sweet, soft breeze off the Mediterranean sea. A freshly baked Melanouri on your plate surrounded by fresh tomatoes, lightly salted and dressed with the finest Greek olive oil. To your right a man sits on the terrace above the beach. His John Stamos-like dark locks flap in the cool ocean breeze. Next to him a topless woman, beautiful and olive skinned, flips through a book as she nibbles on a freshly honeyed piece of Baklava. This is the Greece you have seen on the television—the Greece you would pay many Drachmas to visit in leisure and luxury.

But there is another Greece—a much darker one. One that’s produced such metal geniuses as Dead Congregation, Nightfall, Septic Flesh, and Rotting Christ. This is the Greece that gave birth to Kult of Taurus, who’ll be releasing their second album, Adversarial Paths: The Sinister Essence, later this month. And while the album isn’t the most original thing in the world, it shows that the band is certainly capable of something greater in the future. Continue reading

Just the Tip: September 9’s New Releases in Brief

It’s new release Tuesday! Here’s what we’ll be checking out on this week’s episode:

September 9, 2014

In Flames – Siren Charms (Epic)

Funereus – ……Return of the Old Goat (Forever Plagued)

Striker – City of Gold (Napalm)

Take a listen for yourselves and check back later this week for our thoughts in Episode 21!

-Dan

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