Necrophobic - Darkside CD
Wicked cover art, wicked riffs, and wicked everything. This album would bask in your blood and smoke a cigarette if it could. It doesn’t hold back in anything, from the chilly atmosphere to Sterner’s blasting. David Parland’s playing on The Nocturnal Silencemade that album what it was, but Darkside eases our minds knowing the band was more than useful without him (“solo on “Black Moon Rising” aside). Darkside’s opener, “Black Moon Rising”, dispels any question of the band’s capabilities with riff after riff, Sidegård screaming like a ravenous, parched creature, and elegant fragments keeping the band classy and malevolent.