After five years of waiting, The Unravelling are preparing to unleash their follow up to their critically acclaimed 2010 album “13 Arcane Hymns” stating with their new single “Revolt.”
Shortly after the release of “13 Arcane Hymns,” vocalist Steve Moore became ill. In 2011, Morse was diagnosed with cancer. The fate of the Alberta, Canada duo would have to wait while Moore coped with his condition, resulting in a five year hiatus.
During Moore’s extensive battle, instrumentalist and band founder Gustavo de Beauville would spend his time working with soundtrack and various forms of production.
Moore’s perseverance would hold true and he eventually beat cancer. With his health restored, The Uravelling would rise from the ashes like a Canadian Phoenix.
While “13 Arcane Hymns” contained a sound that was one part Fear Factory, two parts Lamb of God and a sliver of Devin Townsend; “Revolt” is more Nine Inch Nails merged with early Alice In Chains. Beauville’s moving synths and well placed guitar drones connecting with Moore’s chilling, pained vocals cultivate the appropriately named piece into a deranged masterpiece.
Although the single (which can be heard here) sounds drastically different from their well received debut, The Unravelling have changed just as drastically from their own personal experiences and have found a way to have art imitate life for once.