Kuxan Suum are a band from Portland, Oregon that plays a very psychedelic form of black metal with some death metal influences and this is a review of their self titled 2012 compilation album which was released by Fallen Empire Records.
Drums range from slow, mid paced to fast drumming with some blast beats being utilized at times, while t he sound effects bring elements of psychedelic, drone, experimental and ambient to the recording along with some atmospheric sounding synths, as for the bass playing it has a very strong and powerful sound with heavy riffing that dominates throughout the recording.
Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast riffs that combine raw and primitive sounding black metal with psychedelic and drone to create a sound of their own as well as mixing in some dark sounding melodies and death metal influences in the riffing and there are no guitar solos or leads present on this recording.
Vocals are all high pitched depressive black metal screams and cries, while the lyrics cover Mayan Mythology, as for the production it has a very dark, raw and primitive sound to it while you can hear all of the musical instruments that are present on this recording with the songs being long and epic in length.
In my opinion Kuxan Suum are a very great sounding atmospheric, psychedelic, raw and primitive black metal band and if you are a fan of this musical genre, you should check out this album. RECOMMENDED TRACK "Principle Of Harmonic Resonance". RECOMMENDED BUY.