Grave Upheaval - Demo (2010)
The Australian duo are nameless (though we know they are members of acts like Portal and Temple Nightside) their albums are nameless and their songs are nameless, and their music itself is equally confusing, vast slabs of cavernous death metal that appear and disappear without warning, rising and fading into ambience. A little more dissonance and this would cross into the Black Metal zone, but instead Grave Upheaval keep themselves firmly on the other side of the line. Death Metal as heard from several caverns away, but Death Metal nonetheless. And as ever with what has becom something of a mini-genre in its own right, cavernous death metals impact largely depends on the listener. A Lovecraftian descent into deep depths and horrific otherworldly rituals.