Album Review: Nightbringers by The Black Dahlia Murder
Exceptionally Good, Based on 2 Critics
Exclaim - 90 Based on rating 9/10
The Black Dahlia Murder have been one of the most exciting death metal bands to watch evolve over the last two decades, so it comes as no surprise that their eighth studio album, Nightbringers, is another masterpiece. Through their killer work ethic and exceptional skills individually and collectively, the band have crafted their most mature album to date.
Opening track "Widowmaker" has a familiar vibe for fans of the band's sound, flirting between blast beats and melodic yet grinding guitar riffs reminiscent of material from their ….
Since the Black Dahlia Murder appeared in 2003 with the compelling if imperfect Unhallowed, they've established a well-deserved reputation for innovation and heaviness on death metal's extreme edge. Due to a grueling touring regimen and work ethic, they've garnered a fanatical following that seems to grow almost exponentially with each release. Nightbringers, their eighth, marks the first time TBDM have consciously looked at their roots and brought them into the present as a basis to push off from.