O Dragon, bringing doom! Oh terrible serpent of the depths! We sing songs to you, we praise you! We are the keepers of legends! We, ministers of the Cult, we are servants of the Dragon, but we are the Dragon Himself! Beyond time and trends. Classic Black metal in the spirit of the early Northern scene.
Smaug is the spawn of the Russian Underground. Behind the band stands veterans and young blood of Russian Black metal scene. The feature of the group is that the membership is kept in strictest confidence. Like some secret societies, the participants of this Order of the Dragon are not even familiar with each other and communicate only through the vocalist, the ideological inspirer of the project.
Not everyone will enjoy the grimly impersonal and (dare I say) coldly clinical feel of Bmokatak's sound, but for reasons I'm not sure I want to dwell upon for too long for, it really works for me. The buzz-saw guitar work, the machine-precision percussion and gravelly-throated roars create an unmistakable emotional atmosphere. Ben Harris