Graveshadow are a band from Sacramento, California that has been featured before in this zine and plays a very symphonic and gothic form of metal with elements of black, death, doom, thrash and progressive metal and this is a review of their 2018 album "Ambition's Price" which will be released in April by M-Theory Audio.
Symphonic sounding keyboards start off the album and also mix in with the heavier sections of the songs which also use a great amount of melody while the vocals are mostly operatic female goth metal singing as well as some black metal screams also being used at times and clean guitars are also used on some of the tracks.
At times the music gets very progressive while the riffs also bring in elements of thrash along with the slower sections of the songs being very heavily influenced by doom metal as well as the solos and leads being done in a very melodic fashion when they are utilized and all of the musical instruments have a very powerful sound to them and all of the music sticks either to a slow or mid tempo direction.
Graveshadow creates another recording that remains true to their symphonic style of goth metal while the influences of black, death, thrash and doom metal are still a very huge part of the music as well as the band getting more progressive this time around, the production sounds very professional while the lyrics cover Dark Tales and Fantasy themes.
In my opinion this is another grand sounding recording from Graveshadow and if you are a fan of symphonic and goth metal, you should check out this album. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Doorway To Heaven" "Gates" "Slave" and "Eden Ablaze". 8 out of 10.