Epic sounding synths start off the album and they also bring in a variety of many different keys and after the intro the music starts going for more of a melodic black metal direction and after a few seconds grim screams are added into the music and the music also mixes the synths in with the heavier parts.
Throughout the recording there is a great mixture of slow, mid paced and fast parts along with all of the musical instruments having a very powerful sound to them and the vocals also have a melodic tone at times and the music also mixes in a great amount of death metal elements and a small amount of growls and one of the tracks also brings in a brief use of spoken word parts.
Clean playing and spoken word parts can be heard in some parts of the songs and the solos and leads also remain true to a melodic musical direction and a good portion of the tracks are very long and epic in length and the songs are also in mostly a melodic mid 90's black/death metal direction and some of the tracks also mix in classic metal melodies into the riffs and you can hear a lot of Swedish influences in the bands musical style and some of the tracks also bring in symphonic elements while t he faster sections utilize a great amount of blast beats and a couple of the tracks also brings in a brief use of acoustic guitars and a couple of instrumentals.
Unhallowed goes back to the mid 90's era of melodic black and Swedish death metal and mixes the two style together to create the sound you hear on the album, the production sounds very professional while the lyrics cover darkness, death and destruction.
In my opinion Unhallowed are a very great sounding melodic mixture of black and death metal and if you are a fan of this musical genre, you should check out this album. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Dawnbringer" "Chalice Of Blood" and "Blackened Skies". 8 out of 10.