SEAR, out of North Carolina and that includes members of South Carolina screamo bombardiers To Overlook, have emerged immediately with their debut launch. It’s arduous to say whether or not to name Grief In V Levels an EP or an album. On the one hand, it’s solely 5 tracks; on the opposite, it’s an immersive expertise, documenting the emotional fallout from a cherished one’s demise through the 5 phases of grief. Quite than songs named after denial, anger, bargaining, melancholy, and acceptance, we merely get 5 Roman numerals, however even with out verbal guideposts they hint out a well-known turmoil.
The sound SEAR occur upon all through Grief In V Levels is wide-ranging however all the time intense, swirling collectively black metallic, demise metallic, screamo, grindcore, and extra right into a composite their label compares to the likes of Toddler Island and Portrayal Of Guilt. It’s like a climate sample that’s continually in flux however by no means ceases to be torrential. Let it sweep over you under.
Grief In V Levels is out now on Tomb Tree Tapes.