Batillus - Furnace Digi-CD
All joking aside, Batillus is a blackened doom metal band from New York aptly named after the ship of the same name. The album of topic today is Furnace and is one of the only doom metal albums I’ve actually come to like. When searching for a good doom metal album to review, I simply listened to Furnace because I really liked the artwork. It’s very mysterious and almost captivating, in a minimalist sense. The cover depicts a blurry winter landscape at dusk with the faint glow of a furnace burning in the distance.
Batillus delivers a stunning doom metal album tinged with black and industrial metal throughout. From the uniqueness of each song to the perfection delivered on each instrument, Furnace stands out as one of the best doom metal albums ever released.