Hands of Despair announced one of the guest singers on their upcoming album… Luc Lemay from Gorguts! Other featuring are to be announced soon. Here is what the band... Read More
I couldn’t exactly pick out a specific standout track because everything is most excellent. I enjoyed the transition on the first song from spooky to devastating. I thought the leads were all great and several songs features great riffs with an overall feel of primal intensity. Between the lower tempo, the deep rich low-end focus, and the frantic shouts there’s a grandiose feel to the sound. It’s like a tidal wave about to crash down.
Hands of Despair releases a video for Bereft! They spent a lot of time and put a ton of work in it. Completely self-produce… well done guys. It surprises us... Read More
Guitars are earripping phantasms from the nether planes of the earth. On top of this, small melodies floats on top, giving a fantastic mood and surplus. […] The song kind of changes mood from the darkness in the beginning to a beautiful uplifting ending, filled with ethereal sounds on top, almost sounding a bit like some of M83’s bright moments. […] Black Sails For Red Seas is a new star in the universe of blackgaze.
It’s official! Hands of Despair are back in the studio for the recording of the next album. Can’t wait to discover what they have to offer this time. Gorgeous... Read More
I really have become completely captivated by [“Hunters Moon“] — though the entire album is damned captivating. It’s a powerfully haunting track right from the start, but the spectral emanations in the music are balanced by staggering heaviness.