Blazing a trail all their own and straying as far from the over beaten death metal path as possible is Ingurgitating Oblivion and with them they tote their newest and incredibly ambitious record Vision Wallows In Symphonies Of Light. Ambitious may be somewhat of an understatement for Ingurgitating Oblivion and their new record as there seems to be nothing out that sounds even close to these guys. With four tracks that span over fifty minutes, you are treated to not only just great music but to an experience as well.
Vision Wallows is a captivating and hypnotizing record, and even with its longer run times you just never feel fatigued listening. Ingurgitating Oblivion and Vision Wallows does a great job of capturing your attention and keeping it all throughout your listen. There never is a moment that comes where you want to skip a track or make the album speed itself up just to get to the end. Instead, you sit and listen with intent and let Vision Wallows take your brain through a mind altering journey that only Ingurgitating Oblivion can provide. Not only is this record wholly captivating, but it is one that you need to listen to front to back for the whole experience.
With Vision Wallows, Ingurgitating Oblivion pushes boundaries further than most and in doing so they create a unique and intriguing sound that mesmerizes and almost enchants the listener. While deadly and twisting, this record is also melodic and poised creating an overall sound that is truly unforgettable and undeniable. Ingurgitating Oblivion runs the gamut here providing you with everything from harsh bludgeoning death metal to more melodic and atmospheric pieces to providing you with just pure progressive death metal and so much more. It doesn’t seem that there is anything that Ingurgitating Oblivion can’t do, and it seems that everything that they could have possibly imagined has been worked in to this record one way or another.
With so many elements that are sewn into this record you may think that the overall sound would be something like a symphony of chaos, but that certainly is not the case. Everything that Ingurgitating Oblivion has sewn into this record is performed and executed so damn well that you are gifted with a cohesive and overall enthralling sound. Vision Wallows is most definitely a breath of fresh air and once you begin listening you ultimately find it very difficult to tear yourself away from your speakers. Everything from the musicianship, to the vocals to the production and everything in between is spot on resulting in a clean, wondrous and incredible listen.
Vision Wallows is a creative, boundary pushing, hypnotizing record that no one should be passing up. And not only that, but this release certainly is one of the finest this year, and we’re only a little over half way through 2017. Not only that, but another great thing about this record is that even though it is lengthy, you still want more and more and you still want to continue listening even after numerous listens, and that is a a definite sign of a great record.