Sounds Like: Valkyrja, Dissection, Chaos Invocation, Secrets of the moon
Label: Canonical Hours
Bio: Withershin was spawned in 2006. Firmly rooted in the acrid soil of the underground, the bands ambition was to explore and channel darkness and chaos with no limitations. It remains so to this day.
While some are illuminated by the black light, most will perish in its flames. The unwavering devot...See Full Bio
“Opening track 'Wherein I Exalt' is a slow building and quite doom-oriented cut highlighting Withershin's ability to mix a claustrophobic feeling with eerie melodies. The title track is more in typical black metal territory with a hyperspeed assault but yet again with those typical cold Swedish melodies. The last track 'Crossing the Threshold' combines both traits in one of the eeriest cuts this band has written to date. Vocalist Nine sounds like Erik "Legion" Hagstedt's early work with Marduk in sheer serpentine intensity. The handdrawn artwork is exquisite and the production is surprisingly heavy and clear.”