BAND Drift Into Black
ALBUM PATTERNS OF LIGHT
LABEL Black Doomba Records
OUT May 28th, 2021
OUR RATING 75/100
One-man #doommetal band Drift Into Black was out on May 28th, 2021 with new album “Patterns of Light”, released this Friday via Black Doomba records.
Craig Rossi, previous KB player for Grey Skies Fallen, started Drift Into Black in 2017 with three album of melodic doom-death metal out, enhanced by different influences, from post-punk to prog HM.
With this new work Rossi has designed another concept album with a dark storyline
The plot tells of loss and grief, religion and revenge; there’s even a twist to a surprisingly happy ending for such melancholic music
Eight songs in this new platter opened by a long intro, THE SILENT AUTUMN and followed by AMONG THE BEAST, enriched by lilting parts and death/blackened vocals.
A long dark march, pushed by a riff in crescendo; a structured song where’s there’s no shortage of majestic moments.
MOTHER IN PERIL 9 is another rich tune with dreamin’ vocals are alternated with death mood followed by monotonous THE BURIAL GOWN.
They go on with more pressing THREAD OF HOPE, followed by majestic HER VOICE FROM BEYOND.
Last shot is the title track, divided in two parts, which, after a cinematic intro, provides rarefied atmospheres and dreaming vocals, showing the prog side of their sound, while the second part is marked by an interesting electric part.
01. The Silent Autumn 2:59
02. Among the Beast 6:57
03. Mother in Peril 9 6:55
04. The Burial Gown 6:52
05. Thread of Hope 5:48
06. Her Voice from Beyond 6:08
07. Patterns of Light Pt1 6:52
08. Patterns of Light Pt2 4:29
Drift Into Black
Black Doomba Records