Five For Friday: February 16, 2024

February 16, 2024

This week brings us the latest in dark, chaotic brutality with new releases from Eternal Storm, Pesilength, Cercenatory and more!

Farsot – ‘Life Promised Death’

February 5, 2024

The fourth LP from German black metaller’s Farsot is Decibel‘s album of the week.

Unmasked But Not Demystified, A Q&A With Farsot’s III.XXIII & X.XIX

June 12, 2017

The last time we talked to Farsot, bassist/keyboardist v.03/170 was fielding our inquiries into the band’s inner workings. The Germans had just released their second album, 2011’s stupendous Insects, and we here at Decibel were obsessed with what made the landmark effort tick. Now, seven years later, we inquire about album of the year contender (my opinion, natch) in Fail-Lure.

v.03/170 (Farsot) interviewed

November 7, 2012

How instrumental was the faux-documentary/film The Hellstrom Chronicle to the making of Insects?v.03/170: The film wasn’t that essential on our musical concept, but it surely influenced the overall lyrical concept on Insects. Its abysmal mood and the menacing close-ups of actually small creatures give a special kind of impression which helped to form pictures in…

Cover Art Coincidence: Farsot vs. Desalmado

November 23, 2011

Depending on your outlook on album art, it’s either an outmoded concept destined for the trash heap or a mandatory connection between the visual and audial. There have been some creative examples of album art in years past, but it’s a bit of a head-scratcher when two bands of underground stature end up with very…