Maeth are a band from Minnesota that has been featured before in this zine and plays a mixture of sludge, doom metal, psychedelic and noise and this is a review of their 2016 album "Shrouded Mountain" which was released by Minnesconsin Records.
Clean singing vocals start off the album along with a powerful bass guitar a few seconds later which also takes the music into a heavier direction while also introducing melodic guitars onto the recording and after awhile death metal growls and sludge style screams make their presence known on the album.
Elements of post and progressive rock can also be heard at times and there is also a brief use of flutes and acoustic guitars along with some clean playing while a good portion of the songs are very long and epic in length and a great amount of psychedelic elements can be heard quite a bit throughout the recording and there is also a brief use of samples and tribal beats while all of the tracks stick to a very slow musical direction and one song is all instrumental.
Maeth creates another recording that takes their sludge and doom metal style and mixes it with post rock, experimental and psychedelic music to create something very original, the production sounds very professional while the lyrics cover goblin battles, loss and tattered hope themes.
In my opinion this is another great sounding recording from Maeth and if you are a fan of sludge, doom metal, psychedelic and noise, you should check out this album. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Verne" and "Mammoth God". 8 out of 10.