Bohren & Der Club Of Gore

Germany’s Bohren & der Club of Gore are a black metal fan’s lounge jazz act. Or, for those driven by the more extreme side of noir-ish ambient material, these cats lay it out with musical instruments (and a Mellotron), painfully slow and muted tempos, and a relentlessly gloomy atmosphere worthy of the first Black Sabbath album. – All Music Guide

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Although their collective past suggests more of a metal/hardcore direction, musically Germany’s B&DCoG have nothing to do with any of those genres (although it might be argued that their music is no less intense than that of any rock band). Band members describe their sound as “doom ridden jazz music”, something that would fit perfectly alongside music by Angelo Badalamenti and Barry Adamson on a soundtrack to a movie by David Lynch.

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