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Throneum
Decade of Necrostuprumical Madness

Company: Deathgasm
Release: 2006
Genre: Hybrid thrash, death, -core
Rating: 4
Reviewer: Grim Gaijin

  • Just expect total mayhem and destruction



  • Have you ever come across a CD that made a huge impact on you just seconds or minutes into the first song? They don't come around that often, but when they do, they are the ones that you continuously go back and listen to without ever growing tired of it. Throneum's Decade of Necrostuprumical Madness had that impact on me. I guess it must have been the mood that I was in at the time because before the first song was halfway over, I was hooked. Throneum mixes all of the greatest elements of Thrash Metal, noise core, death metal, and D-beat punk, and throws it all together in a huge wall of sound that is immensely brutal and equally insane.

    Whether the song is a down-temp song like "Molested" or full of blast beats like "Deceased", their unique sound keeps things interesting and also keeps you in a destructive mood throughout the whole disk. Madness Destroys starts off with a D-beat intro, much like old SkitSystem, then turn things up into a whirlwind of blast beats and sick riffs. The vocals are great too - mixing the styles of thrash metal, death metal and black metal. Of the 23 songs, only 4 make it over the 3 minute mark. This keeps all the songs simple and to the point. Don't expect any technicality on these songs and don’t expect any fillers either. Just expect total mayhem and destruction in the veins of Righteous Pigs or classic Napalm Death. There are a handful of cover songs on here as well that honor metal legends such as Sarcofago, Tankard, Anthrax, Incantation, Autopsy, and Necrovore. Don't expect straight covers though, as Throneum put their own mark of each song to make them unique.

    All in all, this is a great metal album for fans of all metal genres. The production is terrible and the guitars get a little fuzzy at times, but those are just some of the things that make a true metal album, and Throneum is METAL in its purest form.



    About this Writer:
    David Loveless // Dave's early introduction to Metal was listening to records by Black Sabbath and Kiss. Discovering Metallica's Master of Puppets on record at the local public library turned his world upside down. After spending nearly 24 years in Japan and expanding his love for the International underground metal scene, Dave (and family) now resides in the US. The savage brutality of Extreme Metal brings out the "Grim Gaijin" in him.

    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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    Decade of Necrostuprumical MadnessThroneum
    2006
    David Loveless11/21/2009
    The Unholy OnesThroneum
    2007
    Etiam4/4/2008


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