A beautifully brooding and striking soundtrack to the unfolding mysteries of the topography of the human heart as it navigates the horrifying and the sublime. Like couching your soul in a warm red velvet box as the cold winds blow. From political bombast to gut wrenching delicacy, this album weaves it's spell of poetic beauty and sardonic glee. Great for late night hallucinatory visions or conquering tribes of tattooed women setting fire to ghost ships as world leaders are stripped of their power and exposed for the weaklings they really are. Powerful,relevant,poignant listening for the intellectual caveman in all of us. Pounding toms,Heavy heavy bass,poetic grandeur,dark yet vibrant imagery woven with a delicate touch, middle eastern rhythms,throat singing,rock power all done with a minimum of guitar as the Bass and Vocals take center stage. Intelligence,grace and power pullin' a fast one on yer cerebellum while the rhythm rattles yer chest to pieces. Horrifying and sublime like life should be...