Heirs of Sisyphus

Gutter Instinct – Heirs of Sisyphus Review

Gutter Instinct – Heirs of Sisyphus Review

“Sisyphus, the tragic Greek figure of trickery and deception, has become quite the recurring theme in metal as of late. A man who cheated Death by having Death itself chained up when it was his time to go, Sisyphus was punished for his actions by having to roll a giant boulder up a hill to free himself from his fate. The only catch was that the boulder would roll back down to the very bottom once Sisyphus pushed it up to the summit, damning him to an eternity of boulder-pushing. It would also work as a bit of a fitting metaphor forĀ Heirs of Sisyphus, the second album by Swedish blackened death metallersĀ Gutter Instinct.” Blackened Death Avenue leads to Skid Row.