It's great to see my top metal album of the year getting some love.
When I first listened to it, as soon as I got to Open Veins To A Curtain Closed, I thought it was going to be an impenetrable monster of an album I'd wear myself out getting through. But as time passed I found it so easy to listen to. (Which might say more about me than the album, I'm not sure). But I've listened to it so much it's like "easy listening" to me at this point.
The last 2:45 of Silent And Completely Overcome is so damn emotional words can't even describe it. And Brett's vocals in the last 1:00 are just icing on the cake.