Delta - Deny Humanity
|Delta is a neoclassical prog band from Chile. So far everything I've heard from Chile has been amazing across the genre spectrum; does Delta's latest album Deny Humanity live up to their countrymen? Well, yes and no…
The instrumentalists bring a high energy and attack to the music, which has some instantly memorable moments in the midst of varied moods and tempos. This is rock solid melodic metal with an amazing rhythm section and just the right amount of keyboards spicing things up. So what's the problem? The vocals, if you can call them that. This guy pretty much just yells on pitch in this hideously nasal fashion. The vocals cover the otherwise nice music like a haze of pollution. It's difficult to see through the smog and grime but once you do, you notice a shimmering city of melodic metal that's choking to death. Therefore it's easy to pass this album up as bad or mediocre when in fact there are many wonderful things happening, just hidden.
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