Phantom Winter continue to prove to be a post-metal juggernaut on their third full-length record, Into Dark Science.
Since the release of their 2015 debut, Cvlt, this prolific German act have been steadily pumping out releases and continuously refining their sound, pushing it further into darker realms than previously explored. Self-described as “winterdoom”, the band’s sound evokes a feeling of being trapped in a frozen tundra to be devoured by the elements, or something more sinister. Elements of sludge and post-metal are melded with black metal characteristics and post-rock crescendos, creating a sound that is equally massive, melancholic and menacing. Combine that with lyrical content that leans towards the depressive and the occult, Phantom Winter steadfastly walks a path toward utter pitch blackness. Continue Reading