"“Dream State Arsenal” is an aptly-titled monster, unfolding in a swirl
of feedback and eventually evolving into a molasses-paced juggernaut of
sticky riffs and slow-burning tension that feels reminiscent of the
band’s work on V. This track also sets the tone instrumentally, giving
bassist Jay Newman and drummer Darren Verni ample room to bring the
"“Famine” is cold and crushing, with singer/guitarist Ryan Lipynsky’s
death-rattle vocals rumbling under layers of noise. The song veers into
clean, minimalism before swirling into a discordant, repetitive riff. An
unexpected soaring solo rises, phoenix-like, out of the murk."
http://yourlastrites.com/reviews/9135/unearthly-trance-stalking-the-ghost "Ryan Lipynsky’s guitar riffs (often doubled with
perfect trunk-rattling scuzziness by Jay Newman’s bass) are omnivorous,
pulling in bits of Sabbath swing, classic sludge causticness, hardcore
punchiness, pinches, bends, stutters, and whatever else might be needed
to get the damn job done."