Unrequited love, dispair, and suffocating disappointment characterize this new collaborative endeavor between SP (The Will of a Million, Arkhum) and σοφος (σοφος, ex-Wierding Way).
A cacophonous and miserable evocation of the desolate, spite-throttled existence in which we all seem to find ourselves drowning, Maestus hybridize black metal and calming keyboard passages with despondent nods to My Dying Bride and the cavernous ethic of Shape of Despair. And though unrelentingly pessimistic, "Scarlet Lakes" is tinged with slivers of futile(?) hope, naked in the light of our lonely dusken star.
Pro CDR in full jewel case, edition of 40.
This is GRTHIRTYSIX.
Digital edition is GRD101.
released September 10, 2013
All music, arrangement, lyrics by SP & σοφος
Engineered, mixed and mastered by SP in The Wilderness, 2013