This is some of the sickest, slickest, noisiest, and catchiest stuff to come out of the power/rhythmic noise scene in a long time. Fans of Prometheus Burning’s Beyond Repair will find crashing beats aplenty; fans of Retribution will find the same attention to detail and vocals. They’ve amped and distorted and modulated and decimated the hell out of almost every note on this album, yet they still have the presence of mind to toss a synth solo in the middle of “Ouroboros Deathride;” the guts to build the end of “Confronting Pandora” around a wailing guitar-synth; and the mastery to close the deal with a glitching, stuttering instrumental (“Deluge”), a soft song with the closest thing to gentleness I’ve ever heard them do (“Elpis (Hope is not Enough”), and a foot-stomping Ministry cover (“You Know What You Are”). An instant classic. Buy it.
- J. Rayne “chiastic_slide”, Amazon.com
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