Rotten Monarch – Heir of Malaise Album Review

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Rotten Monarch – Heir of Malaise Album Review

ROTTEN MONARCH Heir of Malaise Album Review

This week, we will feature a very talented black metal band; ROTTEN MONARCH, from the USA. We will talk about their latest EP album; HEIR OF MALAISE, along with its style, production, recording quality, attitude and more.

ROTTEN MONARCH Heir of Malaise Album Review

ROTTEN MONARCH Heir of Malaise Album Review

Rotten Monarch is a promising death/black metal band that I have discovered not long ago. Actually, this is a two mastermind’s project only. Ian is writing music, and Seth is responsible for the vocals. After finding this out, some people might change their views for the band, so those people are not welcome here. For me, it was the opposite, I was blown away by their creativity, knowledge, and musical ideas. Creating everything yourself is a big work, believe me. You need to be sure of what you are doing, and you better do it good. As you might remember me saying this from some of the previous articles that I have big respect for this kind of projects (for their creators). In my book, this is the unguided, untouched, an authentic, pure creation. You lose this naive connection with your own music when you get your music band into the professional arena. How can someone be himself when many people around you telling what to do and what not to do? How can we talk about art, when everything is psychologically designed to stimulate our brains by professionals?

ROTTEN MONARCH Heir of Malaise Album Review

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ROTTEN MONARCH Heir of Malaise Album Review

After clearing the clouds about “the industrial balloon projects” in everybody’s head one more time, we can go back to some technical details. Heir of Malaise is a fascinating album with many interesting musical ideas, sentences, passages, and forms. First of all, the recording quality and the production of this album is above standard with no doubt. It could have been technically better, but this one has its own special spirit in my opinion. Sometimes “amateur (unindustrial) spirit” makes the work much more special, natural and humanely. In this way, I personally loved this album. Nothing is simple nor standard about the song constructions. It’s clear that these gentlemen are experienced musicians and music listeners at the same time. The vocalist has a natural born talent for the job, and his performance is amazing. You can feel that he is totally confident in what he does. On the other side, the composer is also a special mind, very accurately crafted all these compositions. Tension is always high, the excitement never drops and most of the time melodies are captivating. None of the songs have any repeating ideas. Amazing job.

ROTTEN MONARCH Heir of Malaise Album Review

In addition, one of the reasons that I liked the album is because of its dramatic atmosphere. I am listening to new music day and night and most of the time there is musically nothing new for me to get. This album has surprised me in this way. There were so many new exciting things, moments, riffs, and unique ideas in every single song. This is also showing us how passionate and creative these musicians are. In my opinion, Heir of Malaise album might not bring the band to a point that they deserve to be in a short term. But, it will be a significant step in Rotten Monarch’s semi-professional musical career. The band has set the bar so high and made a clear statement with this release, that Rotten Monarch needs to be taken seriously. These songs are almost at the same level with the names on the top of the genre. When I take all these into account; I can easily say that Rotten Monarch has done an amazing job on this album. They have huge potentials, skills, and talent. I would be glad to see them continue until the end, and turn into a full-time professional black metal band that tours the world. Strongly recommended to black metal fans and those who are looking for fresh names in music and inspiration. I personally will be following their next releases.

ROTTEN MONARCH Heir of Malaise Album Review
ROTTEN MONARCH Heir of Malaise Album Review

In conclusion, we, as Metalhead Community Team, congratulate ROTTEN MONARCH for their fascinating EP album; HEIR OF MALAISE, and wish them the very best for their future. Thanks for reading!

ROTTEN MONARCH Heir of Malaise Album Review

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ROTTEN MONARCH Heir of Malaise Album Review

Release Info

Artist Name: Rotten Monarch
Location: USA
Release Name: Heir of Malaise EP
Release Date: Dec 2, 2017

Musicians:

Ian – Music
Seth – Vocals

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TRACK LIST

1. Heir Of Malaise 03:40
2. Gloomy State 03:54
3. Kingless 03:03
4. Lightbringer 04:44
5. Solar 03:27
6. Dread  06:07
7. Cortas 03:49

ROTTEN MONARCH Heir of Malaise Album Review
ROTTEN MONARCH Heir of Malaise Album Review
ROTTEN MONARCH Heir of Malaise Album Review
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