Review: Self Hypnosis’ Contagion of Despair

Tackling one of the year’s most interesting releases. It’s been a good time to be a fan of Godflesh and Greg Chandler. Not only did Esoteric, fronted by the latter, return late last year with a massive masterpiece of expansive, psychedelic and crushing funeral doom, Lychgate, also fronted by Chandler,┬áput out the excellent The Contagion in Nine Steps in 2018 and followed it up with the equally awe-inspiring EP Also Sprach Futura earlier this year. Only two weeks ago, Macabre Omen released Anamneses, a compilation of mostly old material, on which Chandler can be briefly heard singing on a couple … Continue reading Review: Self Hypnosis’ Contagion of Despair