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Crawling Chaos has many layers that I keep discovering with every listen, much like the horror stories the songs are based on have many layers themselves.
They have created symphonic metal which is subdued enough to accent the essential darkness of their sound, instead of overwhelming it.
You can close your eyes while listening to this album and picture standing in the rain; cold, clean refreshing, washing away the dirt of the day like the sins of the baptized.
With this invitation, so begins the profound existential apocalypse of The Solace of Death…