Mastiphal play the sort of black metal that I can actually enjoy. It's
sufficient amounts of death metal in it, as well as a 90s spirit that I can
associate with. A song like Man Strikes God Falls, for example, is a prime
example of a diverse approach to the genre and is played with so much groove
that it's very appealing.
There is lots of diversity and groove on the album, and I'm sure that black
metal purists will not approve, but, hey, I'm certainly not one of those. 'Parvzya'
is not a revolution and not all songs cling to your ears, but a good, solid album that calls for loads of
The most negative thing I can come up with is that the singer's voice has a
touch of Venom's Cronos, whom I'm not at all a fan of, but let that lie.
All in all nice work and recommended listening!