Continuing with Extreme-Metal's monthly section for music, here is June's feature:
ＥＮＴＯＭＢＥＤ (Death Metal from Stockholm, Sweden)
Formed in １９８７(as Nihilist) －８９ onwards (as Entombed)
Entombed's debut, Left Hand Path is the epitome of the perfect death metal record. It's brutal, heavy, dark, and gory. Let's start with the cover art. The album cover is damn awesome. It's dark, macabre imagery perfectly foreshadows the music that's to come.
The first song on Left Hand Path is its namesake, and it blew me away the first time I heard it. The song is fucking awesome. It's incredibly brutal. What really brings me to mention this song, however, it's the change of texture that occurs towards the end of the song. A horror movie style synth riff creates a really cool atmosphere. Most of the songs on this album are noteworthy like this, but I'm not going to go