FESTER (Norway) “A Celebration of Death” CD review by www.metal-zone.be

FESTER (Norway) “A Celebration of Death” CD review

by www.metal-zone.be

By Vinnie

“A Celebration Of Death” is the fourth exit this Norwegian group founded in 1989 and whose latest achievement in 1994. Fester keeps going with his Satanic Black Metal but impure (not true for the uneducated) as the group mixes up Black, Thrash, Doom and Jazz. But where Fester really excels, it is in the murky atmosphere, the morbid and heavy riffs, taking the listener by the throat and never let go of the dying. titles present “A Celebration Of Death” are simply a complete success in kind, often taking the listener to walk against (“March Of Death” is the best example with its haunting rhythm, his incantatory voice, sought its battery). Yes, Fester is not content, like many Black formations, to bludgeon his music to the moribund 100 per hour, but plays on the subtle atmosphere. We could just blame the gang to take certain passages in length, but overall, it goes pretty well. Also note that two distinguished guests, Guido St. Roch and Mortiis who came carry a tune. The cover is signed on Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, SODOM, ATHEIST, SIGH, Anacrusis), no less. An album that redefines the future of Black.

Rating: 8/10

This review was originally written in French and has been translated using Google Translate. To view the original review in French click the link below.

Review link: www.metal-zone.be/chroniques_detail.php?id_cd=355

Fester links:

Myspace: www.myspace.com/festernorway

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Fester/204292849614033

Reverbnation: www.reverbnation.com/festernorwaybm

Last fm: www.last.fm/music/Fester

Abyss Records links:

Online Label & Online Music Store: www.officialabyssrecords.com 

Myspace: www.myspace.com/abyssrecordsofficial

Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Abyss-Records/164573050232055

Reverbnation: www.reverbnation.com/label/abyssrecords

Last fm: www.last.fm/label/AbyssRecords

Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/MinionfortheAbyss

Other links:

To Order FESTER “A Celebration of Death” CD, “Silence” DIGI CD, “Winter of Sin” DIGI CD and other official FESTER merchandise go to: www.officialabyssrecords.com/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=fester

To preview a song from FESTER “Silence” DIGI CD go to: www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hiTvtM5hoY  or www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkSQoaAzGpQ

And to preview a song from FESTER “Winter of Sin” DIGI CD go to: www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKH4_MK_6DI

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