Throughout their career, Shai Hulud's lyrics have been revered, and duly noted as being highly influential to fans and their musical contemporaries. That Within Blood Ill-Tempered is a veritable book of poetry as well as an epic album musically. In every aspect, That Within Blood Ill-Tempered boasts a maturity and intelligence seldom found, even in the scene of underground music.
Shai Hulud is reminding the music buying public that aggressive rock is a potent and viable art form, and not just a means to showcase hollow anger, expensive clothes, and bad tattoos. There is a reason for this music, as well there should be. It is no surprise That Within Blood Ill-Tempered is this year's most anticipated hardcore / metal album. The public is wiser than they are given credit for. They demand substance, and substance they shall receive. That Within Blood Ill-Tempered is passion's promise, and true love's reward. For all the true and passionate lovers of aggressive music.