EVIL LUCIFERA – Lux in Tenebris – Divide et Impera
La Mazakuata Records
Approximately three years after her debut full length album, “Atrium Infernalis”, EVIL LUCIFERA strikes back only this time with a five track EP which contains four new compositions and an interesting cover to Mike Oldfield’s beautiful ballad “Moonlight Shadow”. Hearing this famous song turned into black metal is something I really enjoyed, but this isn’t the only thing I enjoyed in “Lux In Tenebris – Divide et Impera”. This Italian trio is fronted by a female vocalist, Evil Lucifera that leaves her personal stamp on the songs and really owns them. By that I mean that her singing style is great; her growls are intense and aggressive, they sound like demonic tormented howls and yet you can understand it’s a woman who’s doing the singing. I have to say I really like her performance which elevates the songs that move on pure black metal paths and by that I mean that we’re dealing here with straightforward old school black metal which is enriched by atmospheric keyboards that enhance the depth and beauty of the songs while at the same time offering them a majestic hue. Moreover, the production is as it should be and I mean that it’s clear and powerful giving you the opportunity to listen to everything going on in the songs and all this make “Lux In Tenebris – Divide et Impera” very appealing to all the black metal fans whom I urge to check it out! You won’t be disappointed!