Thursday, 1 August 2013

Wytchfilth - The Void Of Human Waste

Self Released 2013
1.The Six Limbed Child 2.A Drink To Malice 3.The Void Of Human Waste
4.Where Nothing Exists And Nothing Speaks
Opening track ‘The Six Limbed Child’ wastes no time in introducing itself in a gnarly haze of rancid black metal, bass heavy guitars and blasting drums showing their intentions from the outset. There really isn’t any messing about here, it’s all about blasting out some morbid and disgusting black metal. There is a slight industrial element to the band’s sound, but this is only slight and sits very comfortably behind the black metal onslaught.  As the song gains momentum, the band continues the theme exceptionally well, although this time round there is a slightly thrashy element to the guitar work. The song absolutely shreds in places and again, the drums blast unmercifully in the back ground. Vocally, it is what you would expect. Raw, harsh and screamed with a more guttural style used as back up, sounding quite similar to American filth mongers Black Witchery. The industrial element is solidified further as the song ends, industrial samples accompanied by guitars that grind the song to a sickening, morbid close. ‘A Drink To Malice’ strips the band’s sound back to the bare minimum, with the pace being dropped to a morbid crawl, the riffing used slightly discordant which only adds to the creepy atmospheres being created. The music almost drops off completely before blasting in again at pace similar to that heard in the opening song. Having heard the band utilise both slow and faster paces, it’s safe to say the band sound more comfortable and more deadly when they up the pace. There’s a harshness to their sound that really bites at you when they play fast. The song ends brilliantly, fading out at high speed whilst a movie sample fades in to take over the end of the song, sounds great!
The Void Of Human Waste’ blasts open viciously, simple guitar riffs once again accompanied by crazed and manic drumming. There’s an extremely ‘old school’ feel to this track, the thrashier element to black metal coming through. ‘Where Nothing Exists And Nothing Speaks’ is nasty, groaned, vomiting vocals spew an horrendous torrent of bile from the speakers whilst simple, hypnotic and repetitive guitars play mournfully in the background. Again, the sound has been stripped to an absolute minimum, especially when the vocals fall off and the guitars are left to their own devices. The song does begin to gather pace once the drums are introduced, but the pace is left alone, kept slow to allow the morose atmospheres to be developed. There is a last track on the cd, quite obviously untitled as its not listed on the inlay and quite obviously an ‘outro’ track as its just insanely annoying white noise nastiness, but at nearly the four minute mark, just too much, even though ‘I get it’. Overall this is a great introduction to the band. If Black Witchery, mixed with a splash (of vomit and piss) of Natterfrost is up your 'nasty black metal street', the Wytchfilth might just be for you. Nasty filth ridden black metal that blasts unmercifully and reeks of hatred, ‘The Void Of Human Waste’ is definitely worth checking out!
7 out of 10
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