Cold Winds Howling: BASTARD SAPLING Streaming New Track Via Decibel

I regret to say that I didn’t follow a lot of black metal releases throughout 2012. It wasn’t until these past few months that I really settled down and started peeping the atmospheric, blackened offerings that I had missed. Of course, the one I immediately went for was American black metal outfit Bastard Sapling‘s debut full-length Dragged From Our Restless Trance. Holy mother of fuck, this four-track album (which totals at damn-neat forty minutes) is extraordinary. Continue reading