The distance between the two town Doncaster and Leeds are 33 miles. The band Sathamel consist of musings from the two mentioned towns. The new offering Horror Vacui sees UK’s blackened death metallers Sathamel return from a lengthy hiatus of almost 2 years with a brand new lineup and total reinvention. Horror Vacui is the fear of empty spaces and the title was applied in a more literal sense in terms of the void felt while the entity that is Sathamel had halted all activity. The track Świt,
For this record, Sathamel continues the path they have followed on previous releases while creating a more cohesive sound, focusing in the memorability and creation of hooks which comes fairly naturally from their taste in music and the stuff they like to listen to.
Their recently released demo combines thundering death metal fretboard workouts with an ominous black metal atmosphere, with the occasional eerie, Burzum-esque riff rising out of menacing Bolt Thrower style grooves, like a thick mist emanating from a dark, rancid crypt. Sathamel is probably for fans of Behemoth, Hate (Poland), Belphegor and Svart Crown. The track Whispers Of A Husk,