This album was on my Top 30 Death Metal Album list, but the more I listened to the album, I liked it a little less. Still a great, great album. Has some real unique sounding gems. Has a great blend of brutality and tech, and a rarity for many death metal bands; some real variation between the tunes. I especially like how the middle tunes are great. In my opinion at least, it seems like many death metal albums kind of stall in the middle, and get strong again at the end. This one is solid from start to finish.