AMSG - Hostis Universi Generis
Canada's A.M.S.G. are recognized as one of the strangest and most controversial bands in the scene today, upholding the true ancient spirt of black metal with no compromise whatsoever. Their outsider death-worship Luciferian artistry sets them apart from all others practicing the craft. Elongated, melancholic yet vitriolic, these ritual-like hymns dedicate themselves to rejuvenating the black light. Following the band's Anti-Cosmic Tyranny debut, this album contains many layers and dimensions, incorporating morose saxophone, harsh noise, ritualistic spoken word, acoustic guitar, piano and meticulous sampling. Hostis Univers Generis will stand as the most singular and distinct black metal album this year.