Abyssal

Antikatastaseis (Profound Lore)

Metallurgy

Digital releases and never playing live, Abyssal remains as dark and mysterious as its LP art. Darker, as the blackened death of third full-length Antikatastaseis indicates. "I Am the Alpha and the Omega" sets the grisly scene: furious blast beats, sweeping drill-bit riffs, and animalistic vox buried deep in the mix for maximum misunderstanding. "Telomeric Erosion" follows suit, melody breaking through the shitstorm of rhythmic quirk. Twelve-minute epics boast variety and ambition, ambient mist enveloping powerhouse crunch. Fog in a hurricane, Antikatastaseis lays waste to everything in sight while shrouded in haze.

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