EP Review: False Gods – Reports From Oblivion (Self Released)


This short three track EP comes just over a year after False Gods released their debut album, Wastelands. Reports From Oblivion will be released independently on August 18th 2017.

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Three tracks of thumping doom metal with influences ranging from EyeHateGod to Black Sabbath. False Gods mantra is simple…play heavy music. Full of throbbing riffs & hooks, the animal inside of Reports From Oblivion is awake & it is hungry.

They Who Speak to the Lost has a bit of pace & groove to it while Spirit World has a more classic doom sound. There’s quite a contrast between the two even though at it’s core it’s heavy & aggressive sounding. A lot of that is brought on by the nasty vocals. They have a real throaty quality to them sitting behind the deep, booming drum beats.

The EP finishes up with the title track, a bass-heavy & filthy sounding tune. It’s dripping in aggression, letting its disgust speak for itself. Momentarily picking up pace, it’s the most exciting song of the bunch.

A damn good EP of doomy riffs, unbridled aggression & sickening heaviness.

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False Gods – Reports From Oblivion Full Track Listing:

1. They Who Speak to the Lost
2. Spirit World
3. Reports From Oblivion

You can pick up the debut album over on Bandcamp where you’ll be able to order the new EP in the future. You can also listen to Wastelands via Apple Music below. Head over to Facebook & Instagram to find out more about False Gods!

False Gods - Reports From Oblivion (Self Released)
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