Author: Bloodshot Grub
Artist: Cult Leader
Album: Lightless Walk
Label: Deathwish, Inc.
“Once we were another band, now we’re a better one.”
The opening line from Cult Leader‘s press packet gets right to the point. The other band that they were was Gaza, whose 2012 album No Absolutes in Human Suffering was widely and justifiably lauded as a high point of modern metalcore. Three-quarters of that band went on to form Cult Leader, and, high as the bar is, Lightless Walk is indeed the output of a better band. Continue reading