Origin: Aalborg, Denmark  
Genres: Doom Metal
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Page online: July 24, 2010
Last update/review: May 7, 2019

Altar Of Oblivion

This Danish group put out a well-received demo in 2007 before signing with the up-and-coming Shadow Kingdom label for their debut, Sinews Of Anguish. This is the embodiment of doom metal -- not doomdeath, not funeral doom, just epic doom, traditionally dark, slow, and heavy. The vocals, by one Mik Mentor, lend a touch of uniqueness, as his operatic, majestic tones play off the doomy riffs perfectly. It's hard to find fault here -- sure, this isn't the most modern of styles, and the band are content to stay within the boundaries of the genre rather than expanding them, but their execution is pretty much flawless.

Recent album: The Seven Spirits, released on April 19, 2019.

Current Members

Mik Mentor

vocals

Martin Mendelssohn

guitars

Jeppe Campradt

guitars/keyboards

C. Nörgaard

bass

Danny Woe

drums

Former Members/Guests

Allan B. Larsen

guitars

Michael Huhle

drums

Thomas Antonsen

drums



Discography


Sinews Of Anguish  
2009 Shadow Kingdom
  1. The Final Pledge
  2. Wrapped In Ruins
  3. Behind The Veil Of Nights
  4. My Pinnacle Of Power
  5. A Retreat Into Delusions
  6. Casus Belli
  7. Stainless Steel
  8. Sinews Of Anguish
  • Mik Mentor
  • Martin Mendelssohn
  • Allan B. Larsen
  • C. Nörgaard
  • Michael Huhle



Salvation  EP
2012 Shadow Kingdom
  1. The Narrow Gates Of Emptiness
  2. Believers In The Mist
  3. Threshold To Oblivion (My Wrecked Mind)
  4. Salvation
  5. As We Perish
  • Mik Mentor
  • Martin Mendelssohn
  • Allan B. Larsen
  • C. Nörgaard
  • Thomas Antonsen



Grand Gesture Of Defiance  
2012 Shadow Kingdom
  1. Where Darkness Is Light
  2. The Graveyard Of Broken Dreams
  3. In The Shadow Of The Gallows
  4. The Smoke-Filled Room
  5. Sentenced In Absentia
  6. Final Perfection
  7. 4/tracks//aofo-4
  8. State of Decay
  9. Serenity
  10. Barren Grounds
  11. Lost
  12. 4/tracks//aofo-5
  13. Created in the Fires of Holiness
  14. No One Left
  15. Gathering at the Wake
  16. The Seven Spirits
  17. Language of the Dead
  18. Solemn Messiah
  19. Grand Gesture of Defiance
  • Mik Mentor
  • Martin Mendelssohn
  • Allan B. Larsen
  • C. Nörgaard
  • Thomas Antonsen



Barren Grounds  EP
2016 Shadow Kingdom
  • Mik Mentor
  • Martin Mendelssohn
  • Allan B. Larsen
  • C. Nörgaard
  • Thomas Antonsen



The Seven Spirits  
2019 Shadow Kingdom
  • Mik Mentor
  • Martin Mendelssohn
  • Jeppe Campradt
  • C. Nörgaard
  • Danny Woe




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