Lachrimatory are a band from Brazil that combines the funeral, atmospheric and melodic styles of doom/death metal together and this is a review of their 2011 album "Transient" which was re-issued by Solitude Productions in the year of 2015.
A very dark and atmospheric sounding keyboard starts off the album along with a variety of many different sounding keys along with some violins and after awhile clean playing is added into certain sections of the recording which leads up to more of a slow and heavy doom metal direction that also utilizes a great amount of death metal growls.
All of the tracks are very long and epic in length and the songs also bring in a great mixture of both clean and heavy parts and some of the screams also have a black metal feeling to them and you can also hear a lot of melody in both the riffs and guitar leads along with some sections also adding in a small amount of spoken word parts at times and all of the musical instruments have a very powerful sound to them and as the album progresses a small amount of clean singing can be heard on some songs which all stick to a very slow pace from beginning to end of the recording.
Lachrimatory take the genre of funeral doom and mixes it with atmospheric doom/death metal to create a sound of their own, the production sounds very professional while the lyrics cover depression, loss, despair and death themes.
In my opinion Lachrimatory are a very great sounding mixture of funeral doom and atmospheric doom/death metal and if you are a fan of those musical genres, you should check out this band. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Twilight" and "Void". 8 out of 10.