Zealotry – ‘The Charnel Expanse’

Artist: Zealotry

Title: The Charnel Expanse

Label: Memento Mori

Year: 2013

Review by Vermox

The Charnel Expanse is an album that can be compared to the likes of Immolation only on a superficial level. Although there are many comparisons based on the surface level parallelism of the Immolation sound, Zealotry have managed to carve their own distinct sound through their assimilation of many other apparent influences.
The serpentine and angular riffage and otherwordly atmosphere occasionally punctuated by off-kilter rhythms brings to mind the more immediate thought of Demilich, but also avant prog acts like …