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GOD AMONG INSECTS- World Wide Death Candlelight Records 2004

Track Listing

01. Legions of Darkness
02. A Gush of Blood
03. Headless Nun Whore
04. Wretched Hatching
05. Chainsawed Christians
06. Purified in Carnage
07. Uprising of the Rotten
08. Severe Facial Reconstruction
09. Uhr-Nazuur
With members from Dark Funeral, Sanctification, Project Hate and Vomitory making up the nucleus of this band you'd be hard pressed to guess exactly where they were going to go with their music on "World Wide Death". HAHA, just kidding. Another tribute to Sweden's old-school style, these guys just throw down the gauntlet and charge head on like a wild bull. There's death metal out there with no soloing that absolutely bores me and than there's bands like Vicious Art and God Among Insects who muster up such a groove-laden sound that you care not if the string noodling ever rears it's head. Recording this monster at the now infamous Abyss Studios certainly helped this band immensely as the sound is thick and clear...and did I mention heavy? Damn. I have to question this style's lasting power as this isn't something I'd spin day in and day out but it's certainly good enough to keep at the front of the collection of grind cds I spin on occasion. Sorry Bolt Thrower, there might just be a new sheriff in town!!!


Axeman 07-17-05




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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2004
Axeman7/25/2005


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