IJsval

by Asgrauw

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  • Full Digital Discography

    Get all 6 Asgrauw releases available on Bandcamp.

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Leeg 05:59
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IJsval 08:59
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Nevel 04:49
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Stortvloed 05:03
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Broeihaard 04:12
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Heilloos 03:47
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Wanorde 04:42

about

“IJsval” is neither a glorification, nor a warning, of what awaits. Asgrauw does not believe in the Day of Judgement. But they are sure that the end is near. An ending, that is set by humanity itself and what we deserve. Not a quick death, but a slow process of torment and pain…
A procedure, that will unleash civil wars, while hidden remains from the ice-age once will be resuscitated. Only the strongest will survive, but for how long?

With their misanthropic album “IJsval”, Asgrauw celebrates their 10th anniversary. Being Formed in 2010, this three-headed horde proofed to be e a steady and established name in the Dutch black metal scene. Since the beginning, Asgrauw has focused on the 2nd wave of dark, atmospheric & ice-cold Scandinavian black metal, joined with a shade of punk.

“IJsval” is the 4th full length piece black metal with a DIY approach, and it marks another evolution. “IJsval” is recorded and mixed by the band itself and mastered by Pitch Note Productions. Again, the handpainted cover-art is done by J. Putman.

Vinyl version [SOLD-OUT] through Deatk Kvlt Productions

CD version through Pest Productions this May

Tape version through Fòlkvangr Records this May.


-Zware Metalen: 95/100
"Wát een gekte, wát een waanzin, wát een onvoorstelbaar fijn album van een band met een duidelijk doel die bovendien geen enkel steekje laat vallen op een ook nog eens voortreffelijk klinkende plaat."
zwaremetalen.com/albumrecensies/asgrauw-ijsval


-Edmund Sackbauer: 92/100
www.metal-archives.com/reviews/Asgrauw/IJsval/811487/?fbclid=IwAR0ReWIff-y1rsmjbxXlwQ7OGf2qloEhIsKqHHg-Ccvr4RIlgAuzdA5u-wg


-Addergebroed: 82/100
"Een compliment gaat uit naar de songschrijver(s) want echt elk nummer heeft een eigen identiteit."
addergebroed.com/2020/01/25/asgrauw-ijsval/


-Lords of Metal: 8/10
"Eigenlijk staan er dus alleen maar hoogtepunten op ‘IJsval’!"
arrowlordsofmetal.nl/asgrauw-ijsval/


-Nattskog: 8/10
"With a developed and highly contagious sound, this should definitely appeal to all Black Metal fans with melody, melancholy, aggression, atmosphere and overall a savage yet refined sound."
nattskog.wordpress.com/2020/01/30/album-review-asgrauw-ijsval/?fbclid=IwAR2pqK_GhbKh_exyb9lTbU-G8evRvnPynrfx1yZP6vhursF_hLk4FT623VY


-Occult Black Metal Zine: 8/10
"In my opinion this is another great sounding recording from Asgrauw and if you are a fan of old school black metal, you should check out this album."
occultblackmetalzine.blogspot.com/2019/12/asgrauwijsvaldeath-kvlt-productions2020.html


-Headshot Music:
"Never straying far from their roots, they stay fresh over and over again, unleashing another album which should be a real treat for anybody with a Black Metal heart."
headshotmusicuk.com/2019/12/11/review-asgrauw-ijsval/


-VM-Underground:
"Asgrauw does an excellent job with composition and dynamics, which keep this offering from being just another rinse-and-repeat version of the second wave masters."
www.vm-underground.com/review/asgrauw-ijsval/?fbclid=IwAR1q7SsiM1m3KJendDGuKZXlKeR2hNDiI7F5GNLvllZBNVGfBd_GCZuKcEY


-Dutch-Brutal-Death-Metal-Thrash:
"The whole album feels cold and I guess that is exactly what Asgrauw is trying to achieve with 'IJsval'."
dutch-brutal-death-metal-thrash4.webnode.nl/asgrauw-ijsval/?fbclid=IwAR1VDlDAV-_bZOvuklFZops9RrolVcTMUTCkc-k0LfnGD1-HgxC7bRs_hI8


-Metal Utopia:
"In conclusion, IJsval is a strong record that’s true to the classic black metal sound, while still having its own unique aspects."
www.metalutopia.com/asgrauw-ijsval-review/?fbclid=IwAR1d0Viqw_ComgreiWfDALh5qo2NoywYMVpS7Cz-_oeWGcOQR_R4bF4UKIM


-Wonder Box metal:
"Overall IJsval achieves what it sets out to, and should be worth your time if you’re a fan of the 90s Scandinavian scene."
wonderboxmetal.com/2020/01/15/asgrauw-ijsval-review/

credits

released January 20, 2020

Asgrauw is:
Vaal - Guitars & Vocals
Kaos - Bass & Vocals
Batr - Drums, Synths & Additionele Bass


Music & Lyrics by Asgrauw
Recorded & Mixed by Batr
Mastered by Pitch Note Produtions
Cover artwork by J. Putman.
Photos by Java media

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Asgrauw Groesbeek, Netherlands

The Dutch black metal band Asgrauw is active since 2010. While 'Schijngestalten' showed straight-forward old skool influences. More atmospheric and melancholic vibe, affected by the great 90's Scandinavian hordes like Ulver, Emperor, Dodheimsgard and Darkthrone, is what you observe on 'Krater'. 'Gronspech', which is performed in local dialect, was well received by the press. ... more

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