Crypts Of Despair are a band from Lithuania that plays a dissonant form of blackened death metal and this is a review of their 2021 album "all Light Swallowed" which was released by Transcending Obscurity Records.
A very fast and brutal sound starts off the album along with a great amount of tremolo picking and blast beats. Dark sounding melodies and dissonant structures are also added into some of the guitar riffing while the vocals are mostly deep sounding death metal growls as well as some black metal screams also being utilized at times.
The songs also add in a decent mixture of slow, mid paced and fast parts while the solos and leads are also done in a very dark yet melodic style and on some tracks also go into more of a chaotic direction. Throughout the recording you can also hear a decent mixture of both modern and old school influences along with one track also introducing clean playing onto the album.
Crypts Of Despair plays a style of blackened death metal that is very dark, dissonant and brutal sounding. The production sounds very professional while the lyrics cover dark and violent themes.
In my opinion Crypts Of Despair are a very great sounding dissonant blackened death metal band and if you are a fan of this musical genre, you should check out this recording. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Being-Erased" "Condemned To Life" and "Excruciating Weight". 8 out of 10.