OM — Inherrant Rays Of Infallible Sun (Blackship Shrinebuilder) (Split with Current 93) (review)

OM — Inherrant Rays Of Infallible Sun (Blackship Shrinebuilder) (Split with Current 93) album cover Split · 2006 · Stoner Metal Buy this album from MMA partners
4/5 ·
Warthur
Coming out a while after Current 93's Black Ships Ate the Sky - an album which saw David Tibet take on a wider range of genres than the strange mix of dark industrial and weird folk he's usually known for - Inerrant Rays of Infallible Sun is a solid split EP with Om, an aptly chosen group of collaborators since the Current 93 piece on here feels like a momentary experiment with avant-doom metal - paving the way, in some respects, for the project's left turn into full-on psychedelic rock on Aleph At Hallucinatory Mountain.

The Om cut, meanwhile, seems a bit faster and bouncier than their usual sombre, sacred fare - in fact, it feels a bit like an off-cut from their Sleep days. Which is no bad thing if you like yourself a bit of Sleep - and if you don't like experimentally-inclined stoner doom, you're probably not going to give this split a second look anyway.
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