A one-man army, Wayne Sarantopoulos almost rivals Rogga Johansson in terms of albums recorded in just a matter of years.
At some point, the man known as Elektrokutioner, whose resumé is as long as his arm, was almost an in-house musician for Razorback Records! Formed in 2012, Ghoulgotha is probably the closest he’s ever been to forming a proper band and that’s maybe why it’s also, by far, his most interesting yet.
Close in spirit to his own Decrepitaph, this isn’t proper doom/death but feels more like a slow and doomish form of death metal. Yet, don’t look for any catchy parts or clearly structured tracks here, as Sarantopoulos’s focus was on achieving a rotten atmosphere through bizarre and morbid guitar harmonies and a massive yet dry production. Epic in scope, yet obscure in sound, A Blackmass Cloak does way more than simply fulfil this.
Via Dark Descent