The newest effort from Halifax’s Orchid’s Curse is a heavy metal beast. The group is so much more than a run-of-the-mill metal band though; they seamlessly incorporate progressive and brutal metal influences and that is where their strengths are brought to the forefront. The band changes tempos so effortlessly throughout some of these songs, it is a real testament to the musicianship possessed by the group’s members. Orchid’s Curse has set the bar by which other bands should aspire to. Words will be one of the best, if not the best, metal record to come from Atlantic Canada in 2013.