Distorted sound drones and soundscapes start off the album before adding in some guitar leads while spoken word parts can also be heard briefly along with the vocals also bringing in a mixture of growls and black metal screams as well as bringing in the heaviness of sludge and doom metal.
All of the musical instruments on the recording have a very powerful sound to them while the music also mixes in elements of post metal along with a small amount of melody also being used at times as well as the solos and leads being done in a very melodic fashion, elements of harsh noise and experiemntal can also be heard at times.
When the music speeds up a decent amount of blast beats and crust punk influences can also be heard while a couple of the tracks are very long and epic in length and as the album progresses clean playing is added onto the recording and also gives the music more of a progressive feeling and on the closing track the vocals go into more of a melodic sludge direction.
On this recording The Canyon Observer expands on their mixture of black, post, sludge and doom metal by adding in elements of crust, experimental and noise to take their sound to a different level, the production sounds very dark and heavy while the lyrics cover dark and disturbing themes.
In my opinion this is another great sounding album from The Canyon Observer and if you are a fan of black, post, sludge and doom metal, you should check out this recording. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Noll" "Abstract" and "Circulation". 8 out of 10.
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