This is fist pumping, sing-along, blackened melodic crust.
The plodding riffs are unrelenting. The drums hammer misery into your skull.
Though beautiful at points, Last Bastion of Cowardice is never a comfortable listen, nor should it be. That wouldn’t be Northless.
Dawn Ray’d plays an atmospheric style that is too raw to be atmospheric black metal.
Tando Ashanti is a knife fight to the death caught in sonic form. There is no guarantee of survival.