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Canyon Of The Skull

The Desert Winter

Year Released: 2017
Format: Download
Label: self released
 
Reviewed by Alex Deller on Oct 1, 2017
Second full-length from this Texan two-piece, who this time perform one long, large song. Things are stately and elegant throughout, with bold, portentous riffs doled out like heavy gold coins tumbling from the hand of a disdainful monarch. The overriding vibe I have is of a doomed-up version of the first Pelican EP, and while said band's currency seems to be at an all-time low the results are certainly serviceable enough if you fancy a grandiose mix of chug, crunch and silvery melody.


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