Lenzig Leal's vocals haven't softened over time; they still vacillate between guttural roars and crazed shrieks. Yet the band as a whole has broadened its style without diluting the intensity. "Divination & Volition" features thrillingly virtuosic guitar jousts between Zac Joe and Steve Goldberg, while "The Omega Point" twins visceral riffs with what sounds like a Stephen Hawking sample. Other cuts pit assorted elements against each other cage-match style, including a relentless combination of hardcore, art rock and assorted stonerisms dubbed "Touched by an Angel" — although "Pummeled by an Angel" would be a more appropriate title.
Thank you, sir. May I have another?