Brutal Mastication - Rage Uncontrolled 2003 Hook N Mouth Records Reviewed by Chaoslord
1. Stand Strong 2. Blood on My Hands 3. Ousted 4. In Blood 5. Killing Time 6. Rage Uncontrolled 7. Dripping Gash 8. Insane 9. Never Thought 10. Nothing 11. S.W.A.F. (Sealed With A Fist) 12. Pure Hatred 13. Brutal Mastication
Well this a Floridian Death metal act that are heavily influenced by Morbid Angel and Death.
From the opening track to the final track my skull was being rocked as if someone had a jackhammer against it. This is what most people would expect coming from an area that has produced the aforementioned bands among countless other Florida death metal stars. The guitars are very heavy and chunky and give you a nice thick riff to grab a-hold of.
The vocals are very guttural and are borderline black metal at times. The drums are just constantly being pounded with blast beats and doubles throughout the album. And the production on the album is nice and clear allowing you to hear everything meshed together nicely. The only thing that I can complain about is the repetitiveness of the riffs in the album. Each song seems to start out the same and have similar riffs throughout, but this is a quality death metal release.
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About this Writer: Greg Watson // Greg Watson has been hooked on the loud and heavy sounds since the summer of 1994 when he first heard the opening notes of "Operation: Mindcrime" by Queensryche. Since then his tastes have expanded and grown like the ever evolving heavy metal tree of genres. He has been an active member of Maximum Metal off and on for 10 years. In his spare time, Greg enjoys deciding the fate of his loyal subjects in the realm of Skyrim and secretly playing air keyboard to "Separate Ways" by Journey when no one is watching. He currently resides in Roanoke, VA with his wife and his metal wannabe beagle.
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