“Unique post-black orchestral chaos…One of the best dark horse black metal releases of the year.” – Dead Rhetoric
“One of the most beautiful, ugly sounding albums you’ll ever hear.” – Metal Sucks
From NYC, SO HIDEOUS combines intense, blackened hardcore with orchestral elements to create a unique blend of music that has been called a “raging force of post-black metal; frothing with shoegaze and oozing with tortured melancholy.”
SO HIDEOUS formed in 2008 with the intention to make soundtracks for films that have yet to be exist. Throat searing chamber music; an orchestra of guitars, bass, drum and boss pedals. Fusing elements of ambientm post-rock, hardcore, black metal and neo-classical to craft a wholly unique, intense experience. To help achieve an immense and ornate sound the collective augments their studio recordings with the expanded instrumentation of strings, piano and vocalists.
‘Last Poem / First Light’ was recorded and mixed by Dean Baltulonis (Agnostic Front, Lucero).