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CATHEDRAL 'The Garden Of Unearthly Delights'
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Mighty Doom icons CATHEDRAL from Coventry, England for sure are one of the most unique and unpredictable acts around. These legendary merchants of slow-motion sound could care less about redundant genre restrictions and have so far incorporated everything from Doom, Psych, Folk up to Funk in their works. With their eighth album, 'The Garden Of Unearthly Delights' CATHEDRAL have achieved much more than simply living up to that reputation – the guys created timeless songs that couldn't be farther away from standardization, stagnation, and convention. Produced by Warren Ryker (DOWN, CROWBAR), 'The Garden Of Unearthly Delights' is probably the most varied effort of the band so far. While a song like "North Berwick Witch Trials" will bring back memories of such immortal riffs'n'groove as in "Hopkins" or "Ride", "Tree Of Life And Death" simply tears everything to pieces with its ultra-heavy guitar sound and fierce vocals courtesy of Lee Dorrian. The centerpiece of it all certainly is the 27-minute-long mammoth epos "The Garden" that almost bursts with such a wealth of ideas and changes in the atmosphere that other bands probably couldn't come up with on a whole album. Using every stylistic device from female vocals up to violins and embedding it all in that typical CATHEDRAL brand of Doom, 'The Garden Of Unearthly Delights' is a treat for every fan of the band, old and new alike. Now that the English fourpiece has returned with 'The Garden Of Unearthly Delights' it's time to follow them for new adventures in sound.