Dying Emotions Domain
Ancient Nation Productions/Negative Existence (2011 reissue)
Ukraine has certainly been a surprising country for extreme metal recently, with excellent acts like Raventale releasing albums, helping to put their country on the international extreme metal map. Negative Existence recently reissued Astrofaes' Dying Emotions Domain, featuring a remastered version of the Ukrainian black metal band's debut full length album.
A heavy atmosphere, courtesy of the keyboards of Saturious greets the listener as the album opens with The Black Woods Theory, complete with the presence of instruments like flutes, and this easily causes the listener to mistake the album to be a folk or ambient album, with the amount of focus the band has put in to shroud the music with a sense of the unknown…