This is a review of compilation released in 2010 by Solitude Productions a label that specializes in doom metal and we will review the songs one by one.
Opening up the compilation is Who Dies In Siberian Slush with "Leave Me" a very slow funeral doom song with atmospheric keyboards, depressive guitar riffs and deep doom/death metal growls along with a melodic sounding guitar lead.
Next up is Revelations Of Rain with "Our Cathedral" another sloe funeral doom song with heavy growls and funeral like ambient keyboards along with a very melodic sounding guitar lead along with a brief use of a spoken word part, in addition there are some high pitched screams that have a heavy black metal feeling to them as well as some clean singing.
Next up is Funeral with "The Poison" a more melodic sounding funeral doom metal song that utilizes a great amount of influences from traditional doom and gothic metal.
Next up is Ea with "Aullu Eina" a more slow and melodic sounding occult funeral doom metal song with melodic leads, ambient keyboards and deep doom/death metal growls.
Next up is Shattered Hope with "Enlighten The Darkness" a more atmospheric and symphonic sounding funeral doom metal with some brutal sounding deep growls as well as some melodic guitar leads.
Next up is Heavy Load with "Fear The Beard" a more traditional stoner doom metal song that has a very influenced 70's hard rock/heavy metal sound to it with a more modern day approach where they combine clean singing stoner doom metal vocals with deep death metal growls.
Next up is Ophis with "suffering Is A Virtue" a very heavy and slow sounding dark funeral/doom metal song that has some brutal death/doom metal growls to it along with some melodic guitar riffing as well as a brief use of harsh clean singing towards the end of the song.
Next up is The Sullen Route with "Gates" a more traditional, melodic and atmospheric sounding doom/death metal song.
Next up is Stoned Jesus with "Occult" a more traditional stoner style doom metal song with satanic lyrics and a 70's hard rock/heavy metal vibe to it.
Next up is Angel Sleep with "Angel 2" a saw that brings the compilation back into funeral doom mood with some heavy sounding deep doom/death metal growls and slow melodic guitar riffs along with some high pitched screams that bring a black metal feeling to the music as well as some clean singing that brings back the early 90's UK doom metal sound, in addition there is a brief use of classical guitars.
Next up is Hellight with "The Light That Brought Darkness" another slow and atmospheric sounding funeral doom metal song with ambient keyboards and deep doom/death metal growls along with some black metal sounding screams in addition there are some melodic clean singing being utilized in the middle of the song.
Next up is Septic Mind with "Beginning" a very slow ambient/funeral doom metal song with dark riffing and some evil and guttural sounding growls and some high pitched screams.
Next up is The Howling Void with "Shadows Over The Cosmos" a very atmospgeric and melodic sounding doom/death metal song with a great touch of ambient/funeral doom being added to the song.
Closing the compilation is St Erik with an unreleased version of "Closer" a more traditional sounding 80's style doom metal song with a great and dark atmosphere behind the song.
In conclusion this is a great compilation that has a little bit of everything for all fans of doom metal, and if you are into this genre, you should add this compilation to your collection. RECOMMENDED BUY.