hit the progressive metal scene with a huge bang back in 2007 with their very
impressive debut album. This time around they have taken a more controlled and
laid back approach to things and the aggressiveness of the debut album has
Skies' picks up where they left us two years ago, and Pathosray has
created another showcase of progressive metal. The technical level is very high,
the deliverance is flawless, the production is well balanced and powerful and
the songs are intense and innovative.
direction suits them very well, and 'Sunless Skies' is clearly a step up the
latter for them. They are clearly influenced by bands like Fates Warning,
Evergrey, Dream Theater and Symphony X, but they are more than capable of
utilizing those influences to something of their own, something unique and
The album is
demanding on the listener and might not stick as fast as expected, but give it
time to grow and blossom and you will discover ten wonderful pieces to the
puzzle that ends up being an outstanding piece of progressive metal.