Ultha masters a tangled and cryptic form of the depressive end of the black metal spectrum. What they seek to release forth from their befuddled loins, is a sense of emotional strife and confusion. Their discography consists of second-wave riffs with rhythmic tribal washes and dark, depressive passages.

The band manages to reference the 90’s black metal scene particularly well, while respecting the traditional aspects of the genre. Fiery riffs, howling vocals and shrieks reminiscent of Burzum, Ultha proves to be worthy of the genre.

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