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New album, new sound and yet, the same band.
ZOMBIEFICATION – or more specifically, its core duo of Mr Hitchcock on
vocals and Mr Jacko also in MAJESTIC DOWNFALL on guitars and bass –
are back and while they’re still following the same (left hand) path
initially carved by their debut ‘Midnight Stench’ as far back as in
2010, they’ve once again decided to take step away from the rest of
the cattle and do their own thing. Yes, the original goal was to pay
homage to the early SweDeath gods, but after their second album (‘At
the Caves of Eternal’), it was clear that rehashing what DISMEMBER and
ENTOMBED had done over a decade ago wasn’t satisfying enough for those
restless minds always on the outlook for new and more arcane ways of
describing the growing darkness around us.
Four years after their last album, and three since their last release
(a split EP with REVEL IN FLESH), they’re finally back with ‘Below the
Grief’, one beast of an album and probably, by far, their darkest and
most evil-sounding yet. They’ve incorporated even more black metal
influences yet have adorned it with a twisted and truly unique sense
of melody. Staccato riffing has booted the few D-beat parts they had
left out, resulting in a more majestic and dissonant ceremony. Still
there is plenty of brutality at display here, ZOMBIEFICATION have
always been about creating a suffocating and occult atmosphere. No
wonder this more subtle and complex work asks you to look ‘below the
grief’ to find what truly lies within our blackened hearts. And