The Grand Descent

Fuming Mouth - The Grand Descent
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Based on 9 ratings
June 7, 2019 / Release Date
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Triple B / Label
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So, extreme/death metal is a genre that I've been wanting to try out for a while now. Although there are a couple of bands that I've heard from this genre, most of them have been melodic or a mix of metal genres. The only other purely death metal band I've heard I wasn't the biggest fan of. And, honestly, I've just been scared to come back to the genre and try it out. I didn't really want to go to an artist with 10+ albums because I didn't know if I would like them enough or the genre enough to ... read more

Thanks @JustSomeGuy for writing a very positive review of this album, prompting me to check it out. I've never heard of Fuming Mouth before, but after listening to The Grand Descent, you bet your ass I'll be looking forward to whatever they release next. I was in the middle of writing a review for the new $kyhook album, Moonchies, but the second the first track kicked in, I had to stop everything I was doing and absorb the sheer brutality blasting through my headphones. This album is ... read more
A relentlessly brutal album, but I've never been crazy about this specific brand of metal. It draws a nice equilibrium between the extreme and more easily accessible projects, but I can't say it provides anything those aforementioned bands do. There's some great performances here, with no song structure or mixing issues, but it's nothing really all that unique or different.

Favourite Tracks:

Out of the Shadows
The Great Equalizer
Distant Voice
The Spirit's Chain

Least ... read more
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Track List

  1. Fatalism
  2. Nothing to Bleed
  3. Out of the Shadows
  4. Burning Hand
  5. The Grand Descent
  6. The Great Equalizer
  7. Vision of Purgatory
  8. Distant Voice
  9. Transfiguration
  10. Dead Asleep
  11. The Spirit's Chain
  12. Half Life
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