English lyrics and less prominent violins drag this album down a little bit. Otherwise, it
is a solid metal album, but I've come to expect something more from Manegarm. Oh and whats
with the sound of vocals? Don't get me wrong, Grawsio's vocals are one of the best in the
game, just the quality of the vocals sounds a bit weird to me, like he was in some kind of
tunnel. I kind of miss the less conventional song structure too.
it's like every other album they've made only without the prominence of the violin, which was the one saving grace of the band. the thing that set these guys apart was that the violin was a very integral part of the songwriting and here it just sounds tacked on as an afterthought to keep fans happy despite the violinist leaving. pity.