Finland's Gloomy Grim have returned with a album that is in the symphonic black metal style while also being a collection of songs they have released over the years and this is a review of their 2017 compilation album "Fuck The World, War Is War!" which was released as a joint effort between Symbol Of Domination Productions and Murdher Records.
Symphonic sounding keyboards start off the compilation along with some grim black metal screams a few seconds later and after awhile heavy guitar riffs start to make their presence known and they also mix in with the symphonic sections of the music while the riffs also use a decent amount of melody.
One of the tracks is very long and epic in length and when guitar leads are finally added into the songs they give the music more of an old school metal feeling while also having their melodic moments and female vocals along with spoken word parts are also used briefly and all of the songs stick to either a slow or mid paced musical direction.
With this compilation Gloomy Grim brings in a mixture of both new and old material which is all in a symphonic black metal style, the production sounds very professional while the lyrics cover Satanism, War, Anti Christianity, Darkness, Death, and Horror themes.
In my opinion this is a very great sounding collection from Gloomy Grim and if you are a fan of this band, you should check out this compilation. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Written In Blood" "Asylum" and "Blood". 8 out of 10.