With a title like "I Worship Chaos", I had hoped for some crazy, new sounds from these fret furious Finns. However, what I got was another typical CoB album. Flashy guitars, heavy keyboards and Alexi Laiho's wild vocals permeate the album at every turn. The band also continues the tradition of having one song with Bodom in the title, this one being "My Bodom (I Am the Only One)". The rumbling production is clear and perfectly tuned to pick up the speed and sound of the fiery guitars. While the album isn't horrible by any means, it's nothing really new for Bodom. I was hoping for something a bit different, something that lent itself to a bit of chaos, which isn't a bad thing. In the end, I got another CoB album that can be added to all the others and left to gather a bit of dust.
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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