This is a review of another recording from Russia's The Occult with the music mixing in elements of d beat and death metal into t heir hardcore style and the album was self released in 2013 and called "Omega".
A very fast sound with a great amount of blast beats start off the album along with some hardcore style screaming a few seconds later while the solos and leads get very technical at times as well as the music also bringing in a decent amount of d beats and the riffs also use a decent amount of melody.
All of the musical instruments on the recording have a very powerful sound to them while the songs also bring in a decent mixture of slow, mid paced and fast parts along with some of the riffing also mixing in elements of post hardcore and as the album progresses a small amount of spoken word parts and whispers are added onto the recording and a later song also introduces acoustic guitars into the music.
On this recording The Occult expands on their hardcore style by adding in elements of d beat and death metal, the production sounds very professional for being a self released recording while the lyrics cover Gnosticism and Human Unrest themes.
In my opinion this is another great sounding recording from The Occult and if you are a fan of hardcore, you should check out this album. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Reflection" "Blind Flock" "Ode To Death" and "Omega". 8 out of 10.