Phrenelith - Desolate Endscape
You're outside playing some fun game with your friends. Perhaps kickball or dodgeball. Suddenly you hear a bell ringing. Once. Twice. "oh boy it's Time for dinner, I wonder what mom cooked" as you run inside with glee. You run quickly and heard the bell ring thrice. You see the worry on your mothers face, youe father frantically pulling you inside, you know something isn't right- *BOOM* no time to even contemplate what is going on, nuclear explosions transpire; enter Desolate Endscape.
As the album title and artwork display, catastrophic devestation is here. No time to plan ahead, only survival is the option. The album gives you three brief bell chimes before obliterating the listener with lead heavy riffs. No build up, no break, just heavy aidble bass and fast riffage occupy the brief 7.4 seconds of peace you will wish you could return to. "conquering divinity" is truly one of the best death metal opening tracks I've heard in a while. After about 40 seconds of mid paced riffage which feels like having your flesh ripped off, the doomy Incantation worship kicks in and suddenly this force crushed your ribs and breaks your skull as your house caves in on you. It's hsrd to breathe, it's inpossible to think. You can no longer worry about your family, you urgently need help and you will recieve none.
The next track "Deluge of Ashes" seems like direct "Covenant" worship, as slowly you feel your exposed insides ripe with decay, slowly infecting as you bleed out every orifice in your body has blood dripping out. You crawl out of the ruins of the safety of what was once your home. Suddenly you understand, nothing remains. This is the next track ""Eradicated". The slowest track on this album, heavy doom laden, slowly you begin to realize all is gone, you no longer can search for help and survival mode activates. Bandaging yourself with dirty yet usable bandages and cloth you scavenged, or what remains. It's still hsrd to breathe, but you're making it. Desolate landscape comes up and you begin to truly accept the weight of isolation.
Slowly, this album builds back up destroying your hope of survival. You are in a desolate endscape.