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The Haunted - One Kill Wonder - reviewed by: SoulDestroyer

Track Listing
1. Privation of Faith Inc. (intro)
2. Godpuppet
3. Shadow Land
4. Everlasting
5. D.O.A.
6. Demon Eyes
7. Urban Predator
8. Downward Spiral
9. Shithead
10. Bloodletting
11. One Kill Wonder
Ok everyone knows I am very critical of metal these days. Just alot of recycled riffs and beats. Of course i do have a soft spot for The Haunted. This album starts off with "Privation of Faith", which has a very dark feeling that they create with acoustic guitars. Of course for all of you traditional metal heads will love "Godpuppet". "DOA" was the next song to grab my attention. Overall i can say that this cd will stay in my cd player for at least a couple of weeks.........

Rating-7 out of 10

--Reviewed by SoulDestroyer 1.30.03
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: THE HAUNTED
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TITLE BAND
DOR
REVIEWER DATE
Exit WoundsThe Haunted
2014
Greg Watson10/10/2014
One Kill WonderThe Haunted
2003
Nate Turpin1/30/2003
rEVOLVErThe Haunted
2004
Eric Compton10/15/2004
Strength in NumbersThe Haunted
2017
Eric Compton9/1/2017
The Dead EyeThe Haunted
2006
Weasel3/9/2007


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