Desolate Winds - In Times of Cold is available on the Fallen Empire Records Bandcamp. This is two long tracks of plodding atmospheric black metal, meant to represent the cold, harsh winters of Cumbria. The icy tremolo picking, the distant screams and the slow death march of the drums does conjure up images of solemn winter landscapes. This is not original, many bands does the atmospheric black metal thing, but Desolate Winds manages to create real atmosphere.
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