Black Metal, Death Metal, Death Doom Metal, Avant-Garde Metal. Cursus Impasse: The Pendlomic Vows. Howls of Ebb / Khthoniik Cerviiks. Fine, if Grave Miasma are oddballs, the San Franciscan duo behind Howls Of Ebb are black-belted weirdos. Last year’s mini-LP The Marrow Veil unspooled into side-length explorations of transcendental blackened death metal that wasn’t really blackened nor death metal. Country of origin: United States; Location: San Francisco, California; Status: Split- up; Formed in: Genre: Experimental Black/Death Metal.

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