Label: Modern Invasion Music - MIM 7320-2 CD • Format: CD Mini-Album, Promo • Country: Australia • Genre: Rock • Style: Black Metal, Death Metal
Best viewed without Internet Explorer, in x resolution or higher. Originally from Melbourne, being an offshoot member from the band Bestial Warlust, K. Warslut brought us the first EP from this his new project with the help of some regular drummers in the local metal scene.
With it he communicates the spirit of virility and unfocused heroicism in raw and fast blasting phrases, achieving an existential release from the safe, dull and pre-packaged modern world. Simple blasting riffs emulate the unrestrainable energy and ferocity of thrash and grindcore but are extended linearly in the black metal style to produce a more sustained melodic feel. Harmony I Wanna Love U - Various - R&B Collaborations added in the form of layered lead lines which are often placed at unpredictable intervals to startling effect a la Bestial Warlust and either swell the listener's chest in heroic and soaring consonance or instead celebrate the mysterious potential of that which is 'other' in dissonant atonality which, despite the relative discordance, still manages to work in some sort of order with the music below.
While it looses some momentum in the last 3rd, the release is an unpolished but nevertheless honest and often compelling work. This short, vicious album I refuse to classify it as an EP, it's too complete for that showcases Destroyer at their most primal and nasty. The trademark riffs are discernable on some tracks, but mostly this a full speed barrage of violent war metal fury.
The production is also somewhat uneven and rough, but no one gives a shit about that anyway. This stuff wasn't ever meant to have a Destroyer 666* - Violence Is The Prince Of This Worldpolished mix. The opener "Hail to Destruction" is a short, nasty blast of noisy,steamrolling force, before Destroyer 666* - Violence Is The Prince Of This World fist in the face with "An Endless Stream of Bombers" and the horrific "True Sons of Satan" play further havoc with your ears.
Far from the epic, rousing triumphant nature of Unchain The Wolves, Violence. This version, though, is what first gave D much of their notoriety by appearing on a couple of widely circulated compilation albums. The reissue of this CD also includes 5 bonus tracks - all but one of which are merely alternate versions of the existing 7 songs. The only unique track is "Destroyer", which is killer and should have been included on the original album anyway.
I personally would've preferred if they'd just included the demo Six Songs With The Devil instead, which is quite a rare release and hopefully will be reissued as an official CD version at some stage.
Until then, this is the best available document of early Destroyer material available, and remains utterly essential for any fan of this exceptional band. Metal Archives loading Username Red Core Part III - fabioRosho - The Beginning Of All Those Senseless Noises Login.
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