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Band
Septagon
Title
Deadhead Syndicate
Type
LP/EP
Company
Cruz Del Sur
YOR
2016
Style
Thrash
4/3/2016 - Review by: Eric Compton
Septagon
Deadhead Syndicate




Company: Cruz Del Sur
Release: 2016
Genre: Thrash
Reviewer: Eric Compton

  • A speedy frolic through a familiar park



  • Markus "Ulle" Ullrich (Lanfear/Them) met Markus Becker (Atlantean Kodex) in 2013 and they conceived the idea of Septagon, a technically aggressive thrash metal band that pays tribute to 80s titans like Exodus, Testament and Forbidden. While the album is a speedy frolic through a familiar park, the vocals are squeaky clean which is somewhat unique for this sort of retro-thrash branding. Cuts like 'Ripper' does quite a bit more with the slower pace and shows off some diversity and complexity without burning up the strings. Title track 'Deadhead Syndicate' is permeated with faster melodies and double-bass with an abstract chorus that recalls Annihilator and Watchtower. Props to the atmospheric 'Henchman of Darkness' and its placement right in the middle of the album. Brilliant. The album cover was painted by the talented Markus Vesper (Attic, Gallows Pole, Chastain).


    • 1 :REVIEW COUNT
      3.5 :AVE RATING

    ALL REVIEWS FOR: SEPTAGON
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    DOR
    COMPANY
    REVIEWER DATE MADE RATING
    Deadhead Syndicate
    2016
    Cruz Del Sur
    Eric Compton4/3/2016
    3.5

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