Adimiron made their name by releasing a couple of relentless progressive metal/technical death metal albums. They were both pretty damn good, but they suffered a bit from a homogeneous sound that simply bludgeoned the listener for a majority of their runtimes. Et Liber Eris fixes the homogeny issue by infusing just a little more melody and picking up some welcome Tool and Opeth influences that never veer into straight-up emulation. Don?t get me wrong, though, their style change isn?t nearly as drastic as Toothgrinder?s was, but it still there and definitely apparent. In fact, the first really drastic change doesn?t even come until the fourth track, ?The Coldwalker? which is probably the most melodic thing they?ve ever done. Mostly, Et Liber Eris is the same technical death metal/progressive metal as before but with enough variation, melody and clean singing to give the songs some memorable moments and much needed variation. Overall, Et Liber Eris is really good and definitely a step above their past releases, but they need to move just a step further to truly be great.
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