Absu - Absu (7/10)
A relatively decent comeback album. Drum prodigy Proscriptor has gathered some new musicians for Absu's fifth full length of thrashy black metal. Due to having a handful of different musicians involved in the songwriting process over the years, Absu's self titled has a variety of tones and moods to offer. This is good, but doesn't really cover any new ground that wasn't done in Tara. The drum sound is slightly annoying as well but such is life.
Altar of Oblivion - Sinews Of Anguish (5/10)
Am I missing something here? Some people really hyped up this band's debut, but after a few listens, nothing is really sticking. There are far much more interesting doom releases this year. …