NSP 152 :
Emyn Muil - Elenion Ancalima DigiCD
Release date: May 26th,
Click here to check out the album on Youtube
Emyn Muil is an Epic Black Metal one-man project from Italy, taking its main influences from Summoning, Windir and Arathorn.
The name is taken from a vast, seemingly impenetrable maze of rocky
crags in the region of Rhovanion in J.R.R Tolkien's Middle-earth, where
Frodo and Sam met Gollum.
“Elenion Ancalima” is the second studio album, again with a concept
based on the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien. It features wonderful Epic
Black Metal in the vein of Summoning, Caladan Brood, Sojourner or
Eldamar, not unlike the material on Emyn Muil’s debut album, yet improved and perfected in many ways.
On this album, Emyn Muil mastermind Nartum, who again created all
graphics for the album artwork and layout, was joined by Hildr
Valkyrie, who added magnificent female vocals to Nartum’s enchanting
The first pressing of the CD comes in Digipack, limited to 1000 copies.
1. Under A Silvered Star (3:31)
2. The Lay Of Númenorë (14:04)
3. Ar-Pharazôn (7:12)
4. Far Umbar (8:16)
5. Elenion Ancalima (8:00)
great 2nd album for Emyn Muil and one that shows what a 4 year span
between releases should sound like…….progress and improvement with
subtle changes and additions to move forward……"
8.5/10 - www.folk-metal.nl