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DESTRUCTION - Thrash Anthems - 2007 - Candlelight

Track Listing
1.Deposition (Your Heads Will Roll)
2.Invincible Force
3.Release From Agony
4.Mad Butcher
5.Sign Of Fear
6.Death Trap
7.Life Without Sense
8.Total Desaster
9.Bestial Invasion
10.Reject Emotions
11.Tormentor
12.Unconscious Ruins
13.Curse The Gods
14.Cracked Brain
15.Profanity
The mega-legendary Destruction have offered fans a nice gift for the new year.

They have re-recorded some of their old classics from their heyday in much the same way Testament did a few years back. Not only did they hit the mark with this endeavor, they busted through that sonofabitch. If you are unfamiliar with Destruction, this would be a great starting point.

Destruction were pioneers in the art of thrash metal. They, along with Kreator, Sodom, Tankard, and others comprised a pretty formidable attack from the German scene. The razor sharp guitar and rhythm section inspired legions to drink beer and bang their heads. Intensity and unbridled energy are this band's calling card, don't expect the melody or technique of the American thrash bands. Once it starts, it doesn't let up, and it will not leave you energy to do anything else. All the classics are here. Check it the fuck out!



--DEATH METAL SHAWN 02.23.07








Maximum Metal Rating Legend - Click for Full Details
5 Excellent - Buy it and say a prayer to the metal gods that you were tuned on to this masterpiece. A classic.
4-4.5 Great - Almost perfect records but there's probably a clunker or a lacking somewhere to keep it from perfection. You won't feel bad about dropping some bones on these.
3.5 Good - Most of the record is good, but there may be some filler. This is the OK range where you'd search for the record on sale or used.
3 Average - Some good songs, some bad ones at about a half/half ratio. Could show skills but be dull overall. Redeeming qualities for indy bands are effort and passion. Majors that don't try or suck outright end up here.
2-2.5 Fair - Worth a listen, but best obtained by collectors. There is much better metal out there.
1-1.5 Bad - Major problems with music, lyrics, production, etc.
0 Terrible or an otherwise waste of your life and time.

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ALL FULL REVIEWS FOR: DESTRUCTION
CD
TITLE BAND
DOR
REVIEWER DATE
Inventor Of EvilDestruction
2005
Anthony Burke9/10/2006
Thrash AnthemsDestruction
2007
Death Metal Shawn4/15/2007


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REVIEWER DATE
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2011
Chris Kincaid3/1/2011
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2012
Greg Watson2/25/2013
Under AttackDestruction
2016
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