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Adoration of Resuscitated Necrobrains III: Purtenance


Convulse’s town-mates Purtenance weren’t among my first acquaintances from the olden days, and even after discovering their first and only full-length from 1992, Member of Immortal Damnation, it didn’t reach a very important position in my books.  However, as Purtenance reissues started pouring in over 15 years after the initial release, I gave the album further listens that enhanced my appreciation.  It still might not make it to my top-10 of old Finnish death metal full-lengths, but it’s definitely an essential album to lend your ear to, if you’re one of us craving for that dark, doomy atmosphere of obscurity combined with frenzied waves of decay. Continue reading