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grimdoom, May 3rd, 2008

Spell binding and sheer brilliance are the only ways to describe this EP. The atmosphere of this album is nothing short of awe inspiring. The music hits you with a wall of hopelessness and beauty that you simply can't tear yourself away from. This is by far one of the absolute BEST Doomdeath Metal releases of all time.

For starters, the production is ok but could have been better; but the three songs contained within don't suffer for it. The guitars are thick and moody. There is very little if any crunch in their sound; however, they do have some good mournful leads. The bass is more or less buried in the mix except for when it’s in an intro/outro or quieter moment in any of the songs.

The drums are bombastic, in an artsy way. The keyboards only add to the dense atmosphere created by the guitars. There is a flute and violin used to very good effect as well. The vocals are both clean and grim. The cleans are heavily accented and have some reverb/delay on them. The grim vocals fit the music perfectly and sound as though they have some reverb on them as well.

Over all, the only true drawback is that this is just and EP instead of a full album. The originality and passion displayed on these three songs is breath taking. It’s a shame that its follow up was so lackluster. This is highly recommended to all!