Two years after their last full-length, Zealotry are back with their newest offering (and first with Unspeakable Axe Records), titled “At the Nexus of All Stillborn Worlds.” This is progressive death metal at its most uncompromising, dense with intricate riffs, elaborate bass lines, mind-melting lead guitar work and more. Clean choral vocals add a Timeghoul-ish aspect to certain songs; in other places, bewildering effects occasionally will warp a track into an aural acid trip. Elaborate structures occasionally peel back to reveal a Chasm-inspired melodic development.
Featuring a member of Chthe’ilist and influenced by a broad palette of death metal explorers including At the Gates, Obliveon, Brutality, and Atheist, “At the Nexus of Stillborn Worlds” is a dizzying new peak in Zealotry’s 13-year history. Experience 8 tracks and nearly 43 minutes of some of the most dense and rewarding music death metal has to offer.