Sidious are a band from The United Kingdom that plays a mixture of symphonic black, death metal and deathcore and this is a review of their 2013 ep "Ascension To The Throne Ov Self" which was released by Kaotoxin Records.
Drums range from slow, mid paced to fast drumming with a great amount of brutal sounding blast beats being thrown into the music, while the synths bring a very dark, atmospheric and symphonic sound to the recording, as for the bass playing it has a very dark tone with riffs that follow the riffing that are coming out of the guitars.
Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast riffs that combine symphonic black, brutal death metal and deathcore together to create a sound of their own along with a great amount of dark sounding melodies being thrown into the riffing, while the lead guitars are very melodic and technical sounding black/death metal guitar solos and leads.
Vocals range from deep death metal growls to high pitched black metal screams with some Gregorian chants being used on the last song, while the lyrics cover the concept and rebirth of humanity after generations compounded by religious and monetary systems, as for the production it has a very strong, powerful, heavy, brutal and professional sound to it.
In my opinion Sidious are a very great sounding hybrid of symphonic black, brutal death metal and deathcore and if you are a fan of those musical genres, you should check out this band. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Insurmountable Mass" and "Nihilistic Regeneration". RECOMMENDED BUY.