Originally Posted by Akumu
I haven't heard this one yet, but you're not alone in this. Theoretically, Agalloch's one of those bands that I should adore... but their vocalist drives me up the wall every time he growls, and arrrgh. I don't hate harsh vox - it's just something about his harsh vox that completely ruin the band for me. :/
To make this post slightly relevant, I'll give them another shot - streaming this on the NPR site now. So far, the cello is lovely.
I'm not a fan of his harsh vox either, but that's not what I was saying exactly. If Agalloch were a pure black metal band, I would be fine with the vox. But they're not, and so I'm not.