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Band
Hostia
Title
Hostia
Type
LP/EP
Company
Via Nocturna
YOR
2018
Style
Heavy/Extreme
8/2/2018 - Review by: Greg Watson
Quick hitting, well done grindcore that is fun, heavy and wild
Excellent grind album--quick tracks, pummeling riffs, deep gutturals and lots of fun. This is how grind should be and Hostia knows exactly what the grind fans like. This short little album is a bruiser that comes in and decimates you, leaving you writhing on the ground in agony. How short you ask? Well, it's 13 songs that clock in at 19 minutes. My only complaint is that I wanted more songs when the album ended. I will definitely keep an eye on this band going forward.
PERSONAL BREAKDOWN:

ENJOYMENT
4
MUSIC
4
VOCALS
4
PRODUCTION
4
ARTWORK
3
LYRICS
3.5


  • 1 :REVIEW COUNT
    4 :AVE RATING

ALL REVIEWS FOR: HOSTIA
TITLE
DOR
COMPANY
REVIEWER DATE MADE RATING
Hostia
2018
Via Nocturna
Greg Watson8/2/2018
4

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