Siegelord's bold 2016 debut. "Ascent of the Fallen" introduces listeners to an original dark fantasy setting, wherein a tribe of barbaric exiles seek to restore the fallen tyrant deity, Ang Ul-Mak.
"Imagine a brutal story in an extremely dark world of epic proportions complete with betrayal, monumental battles, and subtleties that people like J.R.R. Tolkien mastered but all in the form of a metal album. That is what “Ascent of the Fallen” is..."
"Siegelord have embodied a legend with Ascent of the Fallen. Fierce, masterful instrumental work accompany the heroics within. Ascent of the Fallen is a perfect balance of a sorrowful yet inspiring tale and musicianship that rivals many bands in the scene. It's mind-blowing to know that Siegelord have released this album independently as the recording and production value is on par with many legendary records throughout the years."
"Musically, the band is the well-balanced offspring of Dissection and Dark Tranquillity...with Amon Amarth as the uncle who shows up drunk for the holidays."
"'Ascent Of The Fallen' forms a dignified conclusion: all forces like agile measure changes, heroic vocals, tersely keys, formative lyrics and uplifting melodies are presented for a last time and leave nothing to be desired except one question about this first album´s unbelievable potency."
"To say that there's promise here is a mere understatement."