Category: Chelsea Wolfe

Chelsea Wolfe – Abyss

Now with her fourth full-length album—depending on how you count them—Chelsea Wolfe has cemented herself as the queen of dark atmospheric music in recent years. This argument is further strengthened by her newest release entitled Abyss—another broodingly atmospheric and compelling journey through a sonically nightmarish realm. Each of her albums have been unique, spanning a scope from Apokalypsis’ cinematic horror-movie-feel to the 80s-influenced Pain is Beauty and (more…)

Chelsea Wolfe – Pain is Beauty

Chelsea Wolfe is a rising figure in whatever genre she is a part of. Is she gothic, or is she dark folk, or maybe a dark singer-songwriter? I am not sure, but she was a very great accidental discovery. A friend of mine wanted to go see atmospheric black metal band Wolves in the Throne Room, so I decided to look into the openers, thus was how I discovered Chelsea Wolfe. Her previous album, Apokalypsis, was a very dark album, that is similarly difficult to describe, and one that definitely warrants attention. Her third–or forth, depending on what you consider the first–album, Pain is Beauty, is slightly different in sound and also among my favorites of 2013. Pain is Beauty has a (more…)