Lvcifyre are a band from England that h as been featured before in this zine with a musical style i would describe as being brutal death metal with elements of black metal and this is a review of their 2013 album "Svn Eater" which was released by Dark Descent Records.
"Night Seas Sorcery" which is also the first song on the album opens up with sound effects and a few seconds later grim black metal screams start to come in along with some drums and bass guitars shortly after that along with some dark and melodic guitar riffs, a few minutes later the song goes into a heavier direction along with deep death metal growls and towards the end the song foes into a faster direction along with some blast beats.
"Calicem Obscurum" begins with distorted parts and drums before adding in fast and brutal guitar riffs along with blast beats and then adding in blackened death metal vocals shortly after that and towards the end there is a brief use of guitar leads.
"Liber Lilith" opens up with nature sound effects before adding in black metal vocals, fast, heavy and brutal guitar riffs along with blast beats from the drums and a few seconds alter death metal growls kick in while also coming around black metal vocals and then the song starts to slow down a bit before alternating between fast and slow parts and you can also hear bass guitars in certain sections of the song.
"Sun Eater" which is also the title track of the album begins with powerful bass guitars and black metal vocals before the growls kick in and the music goes into a more fast, heavy and brutal direction with the guitars and blast beats from the drums and after awhile the music starts to alternate between mid paced and fast parts.
"In Fornication Waters" kicks in with distorted sound effects and a few seconds later death metal growls and dark and heavy guitar riffs kick in as well as taking the music into a more fast and brutal direction along with blast beats from the drums and then the music starts to alternate between slow and fast parts as well as bringing in a small amount of guitar leads.
"Nekuomanteion" starts up with distorted sounds before adding in heavy and brutal guitar riffs along with drums before adding in death metal growls and a couple of minutes later the music goes into a faster direction along with blast beats before slowing down again and adding in a melodic guitar lead and the song closes with demonic growls and screams.
"The Fiery Spheres of the Seven" comes in with demonic sounds before adding in fast, heavy and brutal guitar riffs along with blast beats from the drums before adding in black/death metal vocals and after awhile the music starts alternating between slow and fast parts as well as bring in chaotic sounding guitar solos and leads along with a few seconds of avant garde sounds.
"Fyre Made Flesh" is brought in with anti christian spoken word parts before adding in heavy guitar riffs and drums which also leads to deep death metal growls and then the music speeds up along with some brutal blast beats as well as bringing in guitar solos and leads a few seconds later and then the song starts alternating between slow and fast parts.
"The Sinister Calling" which is also the last song on the album kicks in with occult sounds and a minute later heavy guitar riffs and drums kick in before going into a more fast and brutal direction along with blast beats and deep death metal growls and then t he music starts alternating between slow and fast parts along with some black metal influences vocals as well as a brief guitar lead.
Song lyrics cover Occultism, Satanism, and Left Hand Path themes, while the production has a very strong, powerful, heavy, brutal and professional sound where you can hear all of the musical instruments that are present on this recording.
In my opinion this is another great sounding album from Lvcifyre and if you are a fan of brutal death/black metal, you should check out this recording. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Night Seas Sorcery" "Liber Lilith" "The Fiery Spheres of the Seven" and "The Sinister Calling". RECOMMENDED BUY.