Coltsblood are a band from the United kingdom that has been featured before in this zine that plays a mixture of funeral doom metal and sludge and this is a review of their 2014 album "Into The unfathomable Abyss" which will be released by Candlelight Records.
The album starts out with a dark and distorted sound along with drums as well as some screams in the background and after the intro the music goes into a more heavy funeral doom metal direction and after a couple of minutes sludge style screams make their way into the music and after awhile dark sounding melodies become a part of the recording and all of the musical instruments have a very powerful sound to them.
As the album continues death and black metal vocals also start making their way into the music along with a small amount of guitar leads an d they also bring in a very fast song bordering on black metal and crust along with brutal blast beats before returning to a slower and doomier sound while also speeding up again in certain sections of the record.
With this album Coltsblood continue their mixture of funeral doom metal and sludge while also bringing in a small amount of fast parts as well as a small dose of black metal this time around and this is a very dark and heavy sounding recording and I see this being one of the big highlights for doom metal in 2014.
Song lyrics cover dark myths, legends, history, death and the human mind, while the production has a very strong, powerful, heavy, dark and professional sound where you can hear all of the musical instruments that are present on this recording as well most of the songs being very long and epic in length.
In my opinion this is another great sounding from Coltsblood and if you are a fan of funeral doom metal and sludge, you should check out this album. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Blood" "Grievous Molestation" and "Return To The Lake Of Madness". 8/5 out of 10.