It gives me hope for humanity, or at least musicians, when I hear albums like this. I didn't really know much about this band so I didn't have a lot of expectations. After about 30 seconds of listening to the opening track, I had a big smile on my face and I spent the next 48 minutes banging my head with a dopey grin on my face. At least no one saw me except for the cat, but I swear he puts things on You Tube.
This is just good old sludgy, heavy, doom goodness. These guys and gal have riffs for days and I think this is what molasses would sound like if it came to life and played music. It is dark and thick and a little bit sweet, thanks to the female vocals. For me, there is something about that combination of heavy music and a light voice that just does it to me every time. I love the way the vocals are doubled and tripled and sometimes turned into a whole heavenly sounding chorus against the backdrop of music that is just pummeling away.