Northwind Wolves are a band from Los Angeles, California that plays a very melodic and symphonic form of black metal and this is a review of their 2017 album "Dark Cold Grim" which will be released by Black Lion Records.
Atmospheric soundscapes start off the album before going into a heavier direction along with all of the musical instruments having a very powerful sound to them while the solos and leads are done in a very melodic fashion as well as the vocals being grim yet high pitched black metal screams.
When t he music speeds up a great amount of tremolo picking can be heard while the music also mixes in a decent amount of symphonic elements along with the music being very heavily rooted in the 90's and clean playing can also be heard in certain sections of the recording as well as the songs also bringing in a great mixture of slow,
Northwind Wolves plays a style of black metal that is very melodic and symphonic in the 90's tradition, the production sounds very professional while the lyrics cover Occultism, Sorcery and Black Magick themes.
In my opinion Northwind Wolves are a very great sounding melodic and symphonic black metal band and if you are a fan of this musical genre, you should check out this album. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Dark Skies For Black Sorcery" "Foul Wolves And Black Magic" "Cold Hearted Kings Of the Occult" and "Celestial Extinction". 8 out of 10.