Continuing with the theme of alien abduction begun on Abducted, Hypocrisy forge on with a tunnel-visioned relentlessness, remaining far from boring by adding varied tempos and changing their attack from song to song. Choosing favorites is a difficult task, as The Final Chapter is meant to be an album experience. The production by guitarist/vocalist/bandleader Peter Tagtgren is first-rate for a death metal band, featuring an encyclopedia of guitar tones and vocal stylings, solidifying Hypocrisy's reputation as one of the most progressive death metal acts of the '90s. Shortly before the release of this album, Hypocrisy announced that they were breaking up to pursue other side projects.
AllMusic Review by Jeremy Ulrey