Heidens Hart Records
Netherlands black metal band Murw's 2008 demo release in de Mond van Het Onbekende Wacht Een Oceaan showed the band playing atmospheric, depressive black metal, with the atmosphere in the music being one of the main focuses in the band's style of black metal. 2011 sees the band releasing their debut album, almost 14 years after their formation and the large number of demo releases. Upon receiving the album, the band's label, Heidens Hart promised a different sound from the band, and a big surprise as well, especially for people who have heard the band's earlier material.
And it is not difficult to see why. Murw, with Kanker, has started incorporated numerous other elements other than the atmospheric aspects that the band has come to be known for with their past material. …