Monday, July 9, 2012

Eye Of Solitude/Sui Caedere/Kaotoxin Records/2012 CD Review


  Eye  Of  Solitude  are  a  band  from  the  United  Kingdom  that  plays  a  mixture  of  death, doom, funeral, gothic, symphonic  and  ambient  metal  and  this  is  a  review  of  their  2012  album  "Sui  Caedere"  which  was  released  by  Kaotoxin  Records.

  Drums  range  from slow  to  mid  paced  drumming  with  not  much  in  the  way  of  fast  playing  or  blast  beats,  while  the  synths  bring  a  very  ambient,  atmospheric,  dark  and  symphonic  sound  to  the  music  as  well  as  utilizing  a  brief  use  of  violins,  as  for  the  bass  playing  it  has  a  very  dark  tone  with  riffs  that  follow  the  riffing  that  is  coming  out  of  the  guitars.

  Rhythm  guitars  range  from  slow  to  mid  paced  riffs  that  combine  death,  funeral,  doom  and  gothic  metal  together  with  a  good  amount  of  dark  sounding  melodies  being  thrown  into  the  riffing  along  with  a  brief  use  of  clean  playing,  while  the  lead  guitars  are  very  melodic  sounding  doom  metal  guitar  solos  and  leads,  as  for  the  acoustic  guitars  when  they  are  utilized  they  use  finger  picking  to  add  more  ambience  and  darkness  to  the  music.

  Vocals  range  from  deep  doom/death  metal  growls  to  guttural  vocals  as  well  as  a  brief  use  of  spoken  word  parts,  while  the  lyrics  cover  paganism,  darkness  and  depressive  themes,  as  for  the  production  it  has  a  very  dark,  powerful  and heavy  sound  to it  with some  of  the  the  songs  being  very  long  and  epic  in  length.

  In  my  opinion  Eye  Of  Solitude  are  a  very  great  sounding  hybrid  of  death,  funeral,  doom,  gothic,  symphonic  and  ambient  metal  and  if  you  are  a  fan  of  this  musical  style,  you  should  check  out  this  band.  RECOMMENDED  TRACKS  INCLUDE  "Awoken  By  Crows"  "Strigoi"  "Totem  of  A  Pagan Thought"  and  "Yet  I  Breathe".  RECOMMENDED  BUY.

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