Album Review: IIVII – “Colony”

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With all the complications that surround our existence on a regular basis, sometimes it takes the simplest of situations to understand what really matters… and what our minds are capable of. To that effect, 2015 has, on occasion, brought me into a world of ambient simplicity. With all the ferocity that is contained in the multi-dimensional art we call heavy metal, there is a need for something far more minimalistic from time to time. With all that said, the debut work from IIVII, Colony, is an exploration of the far reaches of our musical awareness, all while keeping things as simple as possible.

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