You gotta be deep and screwed up to love this. And I DO love it. This could not have been named more fittingly. (And is it just me or does Runhild sound sexy as hell here?)
Favorite track: I.
Invoking an aesthetic amalgam of black echoes, night sweats, and necromancy, Khanate bassist James Plotkin (Phantomsmasher, ex-O.L.D.) and vocalist Runhild Gammelsaeter (ex-Sunn O))), Thorr's Hammer) set forth on a bleak journey beset with incubi, death convulsions, and abject hopelessness. The eight chapters that comprise Khlyst's oeuvre basically sound like you're being beat with a wet mattress while someone screams in your ear. Paradoxically, it's also completely musical and wholly enjoyable. Brutal, jarring, unique