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The debut album from this Helsinki quartet starts out as a pretty typical sludge record before the true progressive colors shine through. The stoner metal riffs are abundant and massive. The vocals are mostly the standard sludge shouting, but the lyrics are all in Finnish, so it doesn't really matter. The guitars are the star here and any fan of stoner, doom and/or sludge won't be disappointed. The Mastodon comparisons are probably too easy, but I can't really think of another comparable sound. But don't worry, these guys actually write good songs instead of aimlessly riffing and noodling. We're off to a very solid start so far in 2015 if this record is any indication.