Huata is a band from France that plays a mixture of stoner rock, doom/death, sludge and classic doom metal with an occult edge and this is a review of their 2010 album "Open The Gates Of Shambhala" which was released by Throatruiner Records.
Drums are all slow playing with no fast drumming or blast beats present on this recording, while the bass playing has a very strong and powerful tone with some heavy 70's stoner style doom metal riffs.
Rhythm are all slow 70's stoner doom metal riffs that mix in the heaviness of sludge and doom/death metal and there are no guitar solos or leads present on this recording.
Vocals are mostly clean singing vocals in the classic doom metal vein mixed in with some heavy doom/death metal growls and high pitched screams, while the lyrics cover dark, stoner and occult themes, as for the production it has a very heavy, dark, raw and primitive sound to it.
In my opinion Huata are a very great and heavy sounding occult doom metal band and if you are a fan of this style, you should check out this band. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Alchemist Reborn" and "Josef Fritzi Syndrom". RECOMMENDED BUY.