Final Hybridation tracks: 01- The Process 02- We Are Gifts of Hell 03- Let Your Fury Flow 04- Feel What I Have to Feel Every Day 05- Brainspheres 06- Poison in My Veins 07- instruMENTAL 08- I Saw Your Fall 09- To the North We Will Go 10- The World Behind Closed Eyes
Off the top of my head, I don’t think I have ever heard a metal band out of Czech Republic. Awrizis, you have christened my ears with the deadliest of Czech sound; if you could see my face I am quite pleased. For fans of the melodeath metal band Zonaria, I strongly recommend this album.
Final Hybridation starts off with an eerie screeching, followed by a drum intro steadily maddening; where all of a sudden you are blasted with the line “Here’s Johnny!” from The Shining. A steady riff then enters the picture as the verses of the children’s story The Big Bad Wolf are recited in a much darker tone. This intro track “The Process” then transitions beautifully into “We Are Gifts of Hell”.
Awrizis pack their stellar debut album with compelling lead guitars and mystifying bass exhibitions. In conjunction with the berserker speed of the drumming, seamless transitions are born frequently and when you least expect it, always keeping the listener excited for something new minute by minute. For the most part, Tomáš uses a clean style of growl which even through the Czech born vocalist, the English vocals are still quite understandable.
The first half of the album is definitely packs more of a punch. Not discrediting the latter half, as it seems for tracks six through ten the band just shows off a more relaxed sound.
The album’s first and only single “Feel What I Have To Feel Every Day” has a very gentle and heartwarming minute intro of piano and soft electric guitar before ultimately crushing your ears with fierce and reckless brutality. Incredibly catchy riff when the vocals subside, insane speed drumming during chorus. The preceding track “Let Your Fury Flow” is the heaviest track on the Final Hybridation and is definite mosh material. It features a ridiculously catchy and heavy riff with the drums and bass pounding away in the background.
The band uses a lot of neat distortion and stuttering techniques throughout the album, examples being the introduction to “Brainspheres” and during the first glimpse of vocals in “We Are Gifts of Hell”.
The timeless perk of Final Hybridation is that each song varies enough to attract fans of all different genres, while every individual track itself still retains those extremely malleable death metal roots. I love how the bass is never left in the shadow yet never overwhelms. I love how there are catchy riffs quite literally everywhere you look. Take the song “instruMENTAL” for example; this is a brilliant showcase of insane riffs that I have not been able to keep out of my head since I first listened.
Awrizis have truly set the bar high for themselves, a sometimes frightening outcome of releasing such a strong debut album. I have no doubts that they will be able to top Final Hybridation though, I see nothing but pure talent from these guys.