Friday, July 4, 2008
Incantation - Onward To Golgotha (1992)
This is... eeeeeeeeevillll. Not to mention a great classic. Incantation helped lead the New York Death Metal scene along with fellow acts Immolation, Suffocation... you get the idea. Well, Incantation sought to bring a little more blasphemy and darkness into the mix. Onward to Golgotha is their first of many great albums and considered by many to be their best. The music is full of thundering dark (and definitely weird at times) atmosphere combined with echoing hate spewing from Craig Pillard's throat; yes, the vocals are top notch for the low guttural style that he brings to the table here. Overall, this album will kick you in the nuts and crush your skull... and hopefully compel you to seek Incantation's later albums.