Shroud of Despondency Raise USBM Bar with Dark Meditations in Monastic Seclusion
Dark Meditations in Monastic Seclusion from dynamic USBM act Shroud of Despondency is set for self-release on February 12th, 2011. The album is an organic blend of beautiful acoustic and caustic black metal songs with lyrics focusing on isolation, despair, hatred, and one’s personal celebration of introversion. The musical influences are many, but include King Crimson, Death In June, Emperor, Darkthrone, Kate Bush, Immolation, Agalloch, Dawn, Neurosis, Morbid Angel, and many others.
On Dark Meditations in Monastic Seclusion, Shroud of Despondency have achieved new goals and fearlessly embraced many musical genres in unveiling a fresh breaththat will satisfy many and perplex many more.