Sophomore release by AGALLOCH from Portland, OR. "The Mantle" is a grand multi-dimensional opus of 70 minutes featuring their melancholic metal with post rock and neo-folk elements. References range from Pink Floyd, Godspeed You Black Emperor, Sol Invictus, Ulver, Dissection, Fields Of The Nephilim and more. one of the best releases in the past 5 years. essential.