Sons of Tonatiuh / Press

"The power of the riff is emphasized massively in this album, a very Sabbathian vibe in particular in the guitar work. Endless articles draw comparisons to Eyehategod but for once this isn’t lazy journalism, for the sinuous riffs may run a clammy finger up your spine but the steady drums hold you down while the vocals slowly peel your face off with the shattered debris of bar fights. The deceptively anthemic opening of the cynical ‘Colors Run Red’ introduces the listener to the new, small element of melody that occasionally crops up in this album. It’s a very brief interval, however, as the song blackens just over a minute-and-a-half in; galloping through a driving and rather danceable sludge groove until finally the vocals of Caycedo and Mike Tunno lament as the track closes..."