'Left Hand Path' was a phenomenal enough album, but Entombed just manage to better it with the second album 'Clandestine'. Searing buzzsaw guitar tones bludgeon the listener, but it's the songwriting that really lifts 'Cladestine' into the realms of the classic - more than just a collection of great riffs these are songs that ebb and flow, with the album ranging from incredibly heavy doom-like slow dirges to high-speed frantic workouts where it seems the band are barely in control of themselves (check out the mad ending of 'Chaos Breed'!). The album is also unique for being the only Entombed album to feature drummer Nicke Andersson on (uncredited) lead vocals, and he provides a worthy replacement for LG Petrov providing some insane bellows and soaring screams. After this Entombed would begin to change their style into a softer 'death and roll' approach which is a shame, but who knows - perhaps having made the ultiamte death metal album they felt they would never be able to better it? Whatever, 'Clandestine' remains the best album Entombed have ever recorded, and definately one of the all time best death metal albums by any band. Essential.