Algos are a band from the Netherlands that has been featured before in this zine and plays a melodic mixture of doom and death metal and this is a review of their self released 2016 album "Amongst Monoliths".
Symphonic sounding keyboards start off the album along with some acoustic guitars that bring in a touch of post rock and after the intro the music goes into a heavier direction along with some melodic guitar leads and you can also hear all of the musical instruments that are present on the recording along with some high pitched screams.
Death metal growls can be heard in the music at times and when the music speeds up a decent amount of blast beats can be heard and keyboards also mix in with the heavier sections at times and a great portion of the tracks are very long and epic in length and the songs also bring in a great mixture of slow, mid paced and fast parts and the slower sections of the songs are very heavily influenced by doom metal and one of the tracks is all instrumental.
Algos creates another recording that takes melodic death metal and mixes it with doom along with some symphonic elements, the production sounds very professional for being a self released recording while the lyrics cover depression themes.
In my opinion this is another great sounding recording from Algos and if you are a fan of doom and melodic death metal, you should check out this album. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Metempsychosis" "Blessed With Weakness" "I Am Sin" and "Poisoned Well". 8 out of 10.