Needless are a band from Hungary that plays a melodic mixture of black, death and thrash metal and this is a review of their self released 2019 album "Heresy".
Classical guitar playing starts off the album before going into a heavier musical direction while the solos and leads are done in a very melodic style. When the music speeds up a great amount of blast beats can be heard along with the riffs also adding in a great amount of melody.
All of the musical instruments have a very powerful sound to them while the vocals are mixture of death metal growls and screams that also introduce elements of black metal onto the recording. Throughout the album you can also hear a great mixture of slow, mid paced and fast parts.
At times the music also has its atmospheric moments along with the music also being very heavily rooted in the 90's as well as having some more modern influences and as the album progresses a brief use of spoken word parts and synths can also be heard and at times the vocals also capture the semi melodic side of thrash.
As the album progresses acoustic guitars can also be heard briefly as well as the closing track being very long and epic in length and also introduces whispered vocals onto the recording. The production sounds very professional for being a self released recording while the lyrics cover different myths, philosophies and religious beliefs, to show the marrow of humanity's true nature and it's place in the world.
In my opinion Needless are a very great sounding melodic mixture of black, death and thrash metal and if you are a fan of those musical genres, you should check out this band. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Babel's Fall" "Marked By A Black Sigil" and "Sky Burial". 8 out of 10.