Gorgoroth - Ad Majorem Sathanas Gloriam (Regain Records/Candlelight Records) - Back
A commendable release to say the least! The musical variance on here is great because it isn't just constant blast beat drums with endless tremolo picked guitar. It carries with it many different changes. In terms of the vocal department, Gaahl's onslaught also has much variety as well. Even though to me this complete release is quite good, I do still think that "Incipit Satan" is Gorgoroth's strongest album to date.

As I mentioned many tempo changes here and the riffs are quite noteworthy. As for the lyrics, they aren't disclosed which is probably a good thing. About 31 minutes in length, these Norwegian Satanists belt out some true fury which fans within the Black Metal genre will most likely love. It's amazing Gorgoroth have survived almost 15 years because of the several immoral acts that they've committed. I don't think it should have bearing here because this is merely a review of their music not lifestyle.

Be sure to download "Wound Upon Wound" and "God Seed (Twilight Of The Idols)" from their official site. However, I think that all tracks on here have a very distinct sound that it keeps the listener hooked. Be sure not to miss out on this release!

Recording Lineup:
Gaahl - Vocals
Infernus - Guitars
King - Bass
Frost - Drums (Session)

Track listing:
1. Wound Upon Wound
2. Carving A Giant
3. God Seed (Twilight Of The Idols)
4. Sign Of An Open Eye
5. White Seed
6. Exit
7. Untamed Forces
8. Prosperity And Beauty

Rating:
85

Reviewed By: Death8699 - http://www.death8699.com/