Lament's sound was rooted in that early '90s metallic hardcore way, think of bands such as Enrage, Step Aside, Dismay, Only Living Witness (demo/first 7" era) and such... I'm not a fan of some of the vocals in 'I'll Save You' tho they're fine otherwise, but other than that this is a pretty solid 7". Especially opener 'Interreaction' is a raging song with a killer chorus and hard-as-nails back-up vocals.
Besides the Maximum Penalty connection, bassist Eric Morgan played in Mr.Pickle and First Order before Lament and eventually played bass on a Taylor Dane record! How's that for random trivia (and yes, I only know this because I read it on the Mr.Pickle myspace)... If anybody has any First Order material btw, hit me up! I have no idea what the other members from the 7" line-up did before or after Lament. Any info is welcome.
Lament - Drowning Room 7"