Gorguts – Pleiades’ Dust
Wars and Middle Eastern political upheavals of the last five years, as well as having filled the shelves of libraries sull’Isis books (he wrote one even Maurizio Costanzo), they have stimulated the imagination and creativity also of metal musicians. Among the most famous and recent contributions from the track Call to Destruction What Should Not Be Unearthed, latest album of the Nile, and the EP Pleiades’ Dust of Gorguts.
In a manner similar to Crimson and Crimson II Edge of Sanity of the Canadian group produces a mini-album on balance short – almost thirty minutes – consists of a single title song (in this case divided into seven movements). The style is very similar to that of Colored Sands (2013), although it has a much more conducive to ambient charge, almost drone in subsequent movements to the first half. Sometimes the group of Luc Lemay seems to have veered towards the care atmospheres of Mars Black Derivae, although the process of influence between the two groups is reversed and the same Mars Black are clearly indebted to Gorguts. Ditto with regard to the comparison with Deathspell Omega – and if the link with the EP Veritas Diaboli Manet in aeternum Chaining the katechon must arise only from a philosophical concept-book background or from a single album song structure, then i would increase exponentially comparisons. In fact, the dissonances which together with the madness and unpredictability had made the fortune dell’avanguardistico Obscura (1998) have now turned into a trademark, as well as essential influence to many groups of the extreme technical metal scene.
The higher you talked about the Middle East because the events from which the Canadians who direct their steps to create the concept relate to the House of Wisdom, the Baghdad library destroyed by the Mongols during the sack of 1258. As well as Call to Destruction was inspired to Nile by the proclamations of Abd al-Latif al-Mahmoud on the need to destroy the pyramids as a pagan symbol of ignorance, the Gorguts may have taken as inspiration the destruction by the Islamic State of some millennial findings contained in the Mosul museum and the ‘demolition of the walls of the ancient city of Nineveh. And what music can express the destructive hysteria better than that of Gorguts
Free is animated by dusty shades 70’s while pressing a step away from the moon, with its dreamy digression from wheelies, it is probably one of their most significant moments in the recent ones. In light of all this it seems a bit ‘more difficult to draw conclusions from earlier works Inhumans is an intricate disk and for this very dominated by its strengths and weaknesses, but fortuntamente the former are likely to lead to a more than good result.