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Behold! The Monolith - Defender, Redeemist

7.1 | 9 votes |
Release date: 23 January 2012
Style: Doom metal, Stoner metal


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01. Guardian's Procession
02. Halv King
03. Desolizator
04. Redeemist
05. We Are the Worm
06. Witch Hunt Supreme
07. Cast On The Black/Lamentor/Guided By The Southern Cross
08. Bull Colossi

Matt Price - guitars
Chase Manhattan - drums
Kevin McDade - bass, vocals

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Behold! It's big, it's heavy and it's descending from the skies to flatten you in an unrelenting rain. Behold! It's the Monolith! The Defender, Redeemist comes to claim your ears with its volatile concoction of stoner riffs riding atop a behemoth of doom licked sludge.

This album changes face at the drop of a hat from the all weapons unholstered approach of tracks like "Halv King" and "We Are The Worm" to the immense and lurking presence of the three part "Cast On The Black/Lamentor/Guided By The Southern Cross." The flattening finale "Bull Colossi" straddles the line between sludge and stoner, more than living up to its title.

published 17.12.2012 | Comments (6)

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