Dagoba – Post Mortem Nihil Est (2013 NN Promo)

Dagoba - Post Mortem Nihil Est

“…While the band still deliver on the element of strong clean vocal choruses as displayed on opener “When Winter…” the band also shows that they can move out of the expected formula with “The Realm Black,” which begins as a thick exercise in groove death with core elements that gives way into an unexpected solo section that ultimately changes the entire mood of the track altogether. Might not be what the fans wanted, but it’s what the band needed to do in order to stay relevant. “I, Reptile” comes out blasting with just a hint of clean, but it seems to focus more in atmosphere than anything else. “Yes We Die” offers a more clean approach to vocals, yet adds a bit of experimentation into the piece, which almost hinders it. “Kiss Me Kraken” follows suite, yet adds electronic elements. With stronger song structures, even the band’s more formulaic numbers seem to have a bit more kick and pizazz. “Nevada” throws an instrumental into the mix that tries to go for a Native American atmosphere, but succeeds better in its more melodic sections. Perhaps the band did a little too much experimenting this time around…”

Read More Here: http://newnoisemagazine.com/album-review-dagoba-post-mortem-nihil-est/

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