Album Review: Wombbath – “Downfall Rising”

Wombbath - Downfall Rising

My, my, it’s been a long time since we’ve heard from Swedish death metallers Wombbath. A full 22 years after their last full length, the band’s come back from the dead with their second full-length, Downfall Rising. While the album has its moments, it’s mainly textbook Swedeath. The immediately noticeable crunchy guitar sound and traces of doom in some of the songs are nice, but ultimately don’t prop this thing up enough to compare to the work of some of their countrymen. Continue reading