NewsAugust 28, 2022 7:08 PM ET5,415 views

BlackBraid releases debut album to stellar reviews, listen here

BlackBraid is a Native American Black Metal solo project hailing from the Adirondack Mountains.

The highly anticipated debut album from BlackBraid, the Native American black metal artist, has arrived, and it has premiered with rave reviews from Bandcamp critics across the board.

Take a listen and see what people are saying below.

"Wow. A perfect debut. Unbelievably powerful and well crafted, and the lyrics are moving and capture the raw essence of nature. The last verse of lyrics on the final track are the most powerful ending I've heard to close an album out in a long time. I can't even tell how many times I've listened already. AOTY for sure." - coryjk

"Tripped upon this mesmeric find, whether by fate or serendipity, and I am utterly blown away. Everyone seems to be raving about Sgah'gahsowáh, and deservedly so. Indigenous black metal has been centuries in the making, and finally the time has come." - Diogenes Grief

"Indigenous black metal, and not only is it an incredibly impressive theme and musical direction but it is also a solo project as well. Being of mohawk descent, with little exposure to my roots as a child has spurned me forward to find some connection and meaning of a culture lost to me." - Abyssius Murkraken

For more reviews, and to purchase it for yourself, head over to the project's Bandcamp page.

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anonymous 8/28/2022 4:37:04 PM

Six songs, two of which are acoustic filler. Since when did something like this start being considered an album? Four songs?

anonymous 8/28/2022 5:24:54 PM

My hemorrhoids are all inflamed and tingly... Can't wait to listen to this band

NorthFromHere 8/28/2022 6:04:41 PM

As one guy on the comment section wrote, way too much hype for someone heavily influenced by Mgla.

anonymous 8/28/2022 6:58:04 PM

BlackBraid singing in the dead of night.

anonymous 8/28/2022 8:09:16 PM

"Bandcamp critics" lol dude what

anonymous 8/28/2022 11:58:14 PM

This album has rave reviews because no one wants to be canceled for saying it's mid.

anonymous 8/29/2022 12:09:09 AM

Lame concept.

anonymous 8/29/2022 4:15:28 AM

These guys will be the next gulch. You already know the reason why

anonymous 8/29/2022 4:50:39 AM

Best new artist at next years MTV VMA's

anonymous 8/29/2022 5:54:31 AM

quoting random soundcloud users are you serious lol

anonymous 8/29/2022 6:23:15 AM

How much was webby paid to post this promotion piece? Bandcamp critics wtf

anonymous 8/29/2022 6:50:02 AM

Lol @ "bandcamp critics across the board"

anonymous 8/29/2022 7:27:52 AM

Hiya hiya hiya hiya

anonymous 8/29/2022 11:33:30 AM

What would Christopher Columbus think about this

anonymous 8/29/2022 12:51:32 PM

Here's the thing, no one gives a f*ck what he would have thought.

anonymous 8/29/2022 2:27:06 PM

Love bandcamp but this is beyond ridiculous

anonymous 8/29/2022 4:58:21 PM

Some of the goofiest song titles I've ever read.

anonymous 8/29/2022 6:26:35 PM

good stuff

anonymous 8/30/2022 10:19:36 AM

Iroquoiscore

BigDog 8/30/2022 10:27:30 AM

Damn, if we're going by Bandcamp critics then I am a successful musician. Sadly, I live in the real world.




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