Autotheism, by The Faceless.Autotheism, by The Faceless.3 years ago in Editorial More Like This
Greetings everyone. I have returned after a hiatus from submitting, and I thought I would break this dry spell with a very fitting album for this moment.
In case you are new to my reviews, I like to educate people on the band a little before dissecting the album as to why I do and don't like it.
So, The Faceless is a Death Metal band from California, US. Before Sumerian Records ever became popular with it's lineup, all they had was The Faceless, and at the time, The Faceless was another death metal band, slightly bordering in the deathcore genre at times. Their music was well above the bar for their peers in the deathcore scene, which brought tons of praise when they released Akeldama in 2006. After finally settling on a drummer with Lyle Cooper, they entered the studio again in 2008 to release what may have been their best album at the time, Planetary Duality. This was a major improvement on sound, flushing out all the deathcore elements almost completely and going for a