Beneath the Sky In Loving Memory

Beneath the Sky In Loving Memory
On their newest release, Ohio-based metal heads Beneath the Sky deliver ten tracks chock full of mosh moments, with evident urgency. On In Loving Memory, the five-piece have a gloomy sound blending well with vocalist Joey Nelson's black metal-like growl. Influenced by the likes of Darkest Hour and Hatebreed, Beneath the Sky have a balance of brutality, heard on tracks such as "Terror Starts at Home," and sincerity, evident on the album's title track. But it's on songs such as "Sorry, I'm Lost" where the band's vital energy comes through. The tune starts with thunderous guitar chugging and leads into some technical chord work while Nelson delivers his haunting scream. Though not the most unique, structurally, Beneath the Sky come off sounding mature and tight. (Victory)