Mortuus Umbra – Catechism

Posted in Reviews on December 11th, 2015 by Matthew Lowery

Mortuus Umbra are a black metal band from Tel Aviv, Israel. If you put ‘Israel’ and ‘metal’ together in one sentence, I think one’s mind is at first drawn to the excellent band Melechesh; but Mortuus Umbra have less in common with them than with the burgeoning Icelandic black metal scene. I stumbled upon this band recently when reading about the Oration MMXVI festival held in Reykjavík next year, and decided to give them a listen as the only band on the bill that I was not yet familiar with.

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