Sol are a band from Denmark that plays funeral doom metal with elements of drone and occult neo-folk music and this is a review of their album "The Storm Bells Chime" which will be released in 2016 by Avantgarde Music.
Dark sounding keyboards start off the album and after awhile atmospheric drones are added into certain sections of the recording along with some ritualistic chants and after the intro the music starts adding in aggressive shouting vocals along with some distorted yet melodic guitar leads while the organs give the music more of a psychedelic edge.
At times the music can be very avant garde and experimental and some of the tracks are very long and epic in length and when clean singing is utilized they give the songs more of a neo folk feeling and all of the songs sound different from each other and you can also0 hear distorted reverbs at times and when the heavy guitar riffs kick in they bring elements of funeral doom metal onto the recording and the spoken words are very grim and almost have a black metla feeling to them when they are used briefly.
Sol plays a musical style that is most experimental with a lot of drone and neo folk elements while some of their early funeral doom metal sound can be heard briefly, the production sounds very powerful while the lyrics cover human decay, fear, esotericism and destruction.
In my opinion Sol are a very great mixture of neo-folk, experimental, and drone with a touch of funeral doom metal and if you are a fan of those musical genres, you should check out this band. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Ascending To the Embrace Of Clouds" and "Black belly Of the Beast". 8 out of 10.