Progressive smatterings, melodious offerings, and down right head spinning death is sure to be found within The Blinding Light of Faith. This is the fifth full length offering from UK’s De Profundis and among the descriptors above you are to find eight crushing and face peeling tracks in which you cannot ignore nor do you want to. The Blinding Light of Faith is an expertly crafted release that is hard to forget as this entire record will be bouncing around in your skull for some time to come. Anti-religious themes are to be heard throughout this offering, picking apart hypocrisies and blasphemies with precision.
Through the eight tracks that appear on The Blinding Light of Faith, you are treated to great musicianship wizardry and technicality. Each track is a tightly knit offering of nothing but the purest of blistering death presenting you with eight solid, heavy, neck snapping and flesh gnashing tracks for you to consume. This entire release is woven together perfectly gifting you with an overall cohesive and uncompromising sound that aims right for your throat from the drop of the very first note. From track one on, De Profundis push onward shoveling forth their brand of melodic, technical, bloodied and all together mesmerizing brand of death metal.
The Blinding Light of Faith offers up a very diverse and varied sound, ever twisting and turning guiding you down different paths with the passing of each minute. Each of the eight tracks on this release are fairly lengthy giving De Profundis plenty of time to experiment and push the proverbial envelope further and further. These winding ever shifting tracks keep your attention never to let it waver. From the very beginning, De Profundis grabs you by the jaw with their all out ferocious barrage of death never to let you leave the listen until their record has concluded. With an overall unique and ultimately heavy sound, with The Blinding Light of Faith, De Profundis provide you with something that is never to be forgotten.
With eight incredibly vicious and blood letting tracks to its name, The Blinding Light of Faith is a monster of a record to behold. Each track hits incredibly hard and each track is incredibly memorable and addicting. With this offering, De Profundis has created a beast of a record that is sure to be a front runner for death metal record of the year. The Blinding Light of Faith exceeded all of my expectations for it and then some as it truly is a masterfully crafted, brutal and intoxicating record that I cannot get enough of. It would be foolish to pass this record over.
The Blinding Light of Faith will be released May 10, 2018 through Transcending Obscurity.
Take a listen to the track War Be Upon Him from the upcoming record below!
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