Looking for Transcendence is the debut album by French doom metal band Indigo Raven. It was released in 2021 on Argonauta Records. The album was recorded at Agonia Studio in Italy and produced by Alberto Todaro.
The album's sound is a mix of traditional doom metal and sludge metal, with a focus on slow, heavy riffs and atmospheric vocals. The lyrics deal with themes of spirituality, mysticism, and the search for meaning in life.
The album was well-received by critics, with many praising the band's musicianship and songwriting. It was also a commercial success, reaching number 1 on the French independent album chart.
The album's title track is a seven-minute epic that sets the tone for the rest of the album. The song features a slow, plodding riff and a haunting vocal melody. The lyrics deal with the search for meaning in life and the desire to transcend the physical world.
Other standout tracks on the album include "The Wrench of Incarnation," "The Shamanic Path," and "The Black Sun." These songs all feature the band's trademark sound, with slow, heavy riffs, atmospheric vocals, and lyrics that deal with spiritual and mystical themes.
Looking for Transcendence is a strong debut album from Indigo Raven. The band's musicianship and songwriting are top-notch, and the album's themes are thought-provoking and engaging. If you're a fan of doom metal or sludge metal, then you should definitely check out this album.
|Sub-Genre: Doom / Sludge / Stoner.
|Catalog No: AR03.
|Color: Purple Shell w/Sticker Imprint.