Darkfall are a band from Australia that plays a melodic mixture of death and thrash metal and this is a review of their 2017 album "At The End Of Times" which will be released in September as a joint effort by Black Sunset and MDD Records.
Tragic sounding keyboards start off the album along with some symphonic elements before going into more of a heavier and melodic direction which also introduces death metal growls and high pitched screams onto the recording while the music is also very heavily influenced by the Swedish style.
When the music speeds up a decent amount of blast beats can be heard while the songs also bring in a great mixture of slow, mid paced and fast parts and when guitar solos and leads are utilized they are also done in a very melodic fashion and the music also mixes in a great amount of modern thrash influences and as the album progresses symphonic elements also make a return in certain sections of the recording and spoken word parts can also be heard at times, some tracks also add in a small amount of clean playing and a later track also brings in a small amount of female vocals.
Darkfall plays a musical style that takes melodic death metal and mixes it with a modern style of thrash to create a sound of their own, the production sounds very professional while the lyrics cover dark and anti religion themes.
In my opinion Darkfall are a very great sounding melodic mixture of death and thrash metal and if you are a fan of those musical genres, you should check out this band. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Ride Through The Sky" "Deathcult Debauchery" "Your God Is Dead" and "Land Of No Return MMXVII". 8 out of 10.