Album Review: Úlfúð — “Of Existential Distortion”

Over the past decade the Icelandic extreme metal scene has defined itself with a unique brand of chaotic, dissonant black metal very much inspired by Gorguts and Deathspell Omega. Enter Úlfúð (“ool-wooth”), who have decided to forge a different path from their peers in the local scene with their debut full-length Of Existential Distortion. Showcasing a healthy mix of dark melody and groove, this album is a solid slab of no-frills modern black/death metal.

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