With soft guitars that can be constructively aggressive and inherently inhospitable at the same time, their style is not only profoundly cohesive and coherently consistent, but – easy to recognize – solidifies a reliant sonorous identity that ostensibly could characterizes them as, possibly, the major representatives of the genre in the underground scene for the years to come. With one song better than another, Snakes & Liars reveals itself to be a gracious collision of ideals, that masterly punctuates the genre as the sacred epitome of an infinite creativity that would never expire.
If one negative aspect can be pointed out, is the notion that their style sounds too similar to Black Sabbath for the greater part of the album, mainly the Ozzy Osbourne era, given the fact that the voice of the singer is practically identical to that of the heavy metal icon. Nevertheless, despite this feature, Nekromant is not merely a generic band. They have developed a great sound in formidable and vivaciously dynamic attributions, like no other band in the contemporary history of the genre. Although they do have their musical references, that are easily recognizable, their vivid musical creativity outstands every other qualities (or deficiencies) that a listener may find. With cohesive harmonies, honest and masterly designed melodies, delusional guitar solos and sensational abilities that enables them to be one of the best bands of the genre not only in their native Sweden, but certainly in the whole underground scene in general, Nekromant is a fabulous and decisive heavy metal group, that has everything to be a household name in the global scene.
Talent, they have too much. And as it would be expected with a band on this category, Snakes & Liars has revealed itself to be a very state of the art work. One that you shouldn’t dare not listening to. It would be the biggest heresy you could ever commit.