Columbia's Eshtadur have returned with a new recording which continues the melodic and blackened style of death metal from their previous releases and this is a review of their 2020 album "From The Abyss" which will be released in September by Blood Blast Distribution.
A very heavy and symphonic sound starts off the album while the vocals are mostly death metal growls along with some blackened screams also being utilized at times. The riffs also add in a great amount of melody as well as the solos and leads also being done in a very melodic style.
Throughout the recording you can also hear a decent mixture of slow, mid paced and fast parts while the music also brings in a great amount of Swedish influences. The symphonic elements also make a return on some of the later tracks along with all of the musical instruments also having a very powerful sound to them as well as one track also introducing clean playing onto the recording and as the album progresses they also add in a cover of Firehouse's "All She Wrote" which also introduces clean vocals into the music.
On this recording Eshtadur adds more symphonic elements in their melodic style of blackened death metal. The production sounds very professional while the lyrics cover darkness and despair themes.
In my opinion this is another great sounding recording from Eshtadur and if you are a fan of melodic and blackened death metal,you should check out this album. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Lowborn Bastard" "The Fall" "The Oathbreaker" and "Disphased Dimension". 8 out of 10.