Throwback Thursday: Akercocke – “Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone”

Akercocke

Tragically underrated and exceptionally well dressed Akercocke are now, depressingly, defunct. Depressing because they penned some of the most brutally heavy yet forward thinking releases during their tenure. Beginning in 1997 and splitting up in 2012, they had five full lengths that expertly wove black and death metal with a progressive sensibility. Ten years old this month, Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone may have been their most ambitious release but nonetheless extreme, so let’s dive in with this edition of #tbt. Continue reading