Eternal Gray – Your Gods, My Enemies (2011)

Album Review

Your Gods, My Enemies is the second album by Israeli technical death metal band Eternal Gray, self-released on December 31, 2010, exactly 8 years after their first album.

After long delays, the album was self-released by the band in Israel a small capacity special limited edition USB disk on key, that features the songs, as well as bonus material such as demos, lyrics and photo galleries.

Work on the album dates back to 2004, when the band entered the studio to work on the album for the first time, still with the old line-up. These sessions didn’t last long after founding member, singer and guitarist Eyal Glottman has departed the band, taking with him all the written material for the album. The album was recorded with a new line-up in March 2007 at Studio Underground in Västerås, Sweden. The only member on this album that is present from the original 3 man line-up of the first album is guitarist… Read more on wikipedia.org

About the Band

In 2004, the band entered the studio once again to work on new material for their second studio album – Your Gods, My Enemies, though not long after, singer, guitarist and founding members Eyal Glottman has left the band, taking with him all of the material he has written for the album. Not long after, drummer Eran Asias has also left the band. Drummer Roy Chen of Breorn was recruited to complete the recording of the material.

In 2005, the band recorded an EP entitled Deeds of Hate which was planned for release in only 1000 copies, before the band decided not to release it. It was the only release to be recorded with the second line-up as it didn’t last longer after that. Later in 2005, the band was joined by singer Oren Balbus, Matricide guitarist Auria Sapir and Abed drummer Dror Goldstein. With that line-up, the band recorded a cover of At the Gates’ song “Blinded by Fear” for an At the Gates tribute album. Following more line-up changes, the band recorded another EP, entitled Numb, which was also left unreleased. It was later revealed that Deeds of Hate and Numb were the same EP which was recorded twice, but the band was not satisfied with the material and the… Read more on wikipedia.org

Tracks

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1
Lost Control
Eternal Gray
3:41
2
Controlled
Eternal Gray
3:33
3
Black Prophecy
Eternal Gray
4:03
4
Desolate The Weak
Eternal Gray
4:16
5
Inner Anger
Eternal Gray
3:26
6
Your Gods, My Enemies
Eternal Gray
5:32
7
Unlabeled
Eternal Gray
4:30
8
Blind Messiah
Eternal Gray
5:28
9
Never Waits
Eternal Gray
3:21
10
Never Waits [Electronic Version]
Eternal Gray
4:58