Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Now, as you know, I’m keen on all things vampire and thus wanted to catch this film, especially as I heard some of the music and rather liked it. One thing I find with some Gothic Metal is that it can sometimes stray towards Death Metal, and the problem I have with Death Metal is not the music but the vocalists who think that screamy, shouty vocals are good… Marquis sings – well, the music is good and the subject matter dark. Also Marquis was good enough to let me have a watch of the film.
The film, incidentally, is down for an honourable mention because it is, by design, primarily supportive of the music and I felt that the honourable mention route was the best way to look at it.
the Body Beneath or at least the external shots of that movie. Having said that I now feel like apologising to the band whilst I explain that it was only in the tonal quality of the aged film effect and nothing else!
here, which links to their homepage also, and the DVD and album are both available from Amazon.
As I go, I’ll say that whilst I liked Marquis’ vocals the band also have female vocals from Mistress Jessica – who was a member of the band in the past – on some of the tracks. I’ll leave you with a video from my favourite track on the DVD – though the video itself is not taken from the Under the Sunset footage. Til the Mourning Comes: