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Impalers
Styx Demon
Company: Crime
Release: 2017
Genre: Thrash
Reviewer: Eric Compton
Published: 2/10/2017

Raw and fast-tempo thrash metal from Denmark
Comments:
Man, I know you don't judge a book by it's cover but Mario Lopez's (Iron Kobra, Game Over) artwork is sheer perfection. Love the old-school Indiana Jones look. But, what's inside? Intensity. Bottled intensity. This EP features two original tracks and two covers (Misfits, Maiden). "Megalodon" is an over-the top opener with some rougher vocals and fast-as-lightning riffs and drums. The highlight for me is the second cut, "Styx Demon", which has a more traditional new wave feel in a Motorheadish way. Killer video btw for "Styx Demon".
Recommended for fans of:
Older Kreator and Sodom

Personal Breakdown:

ENJOYMENT
3.5
MUSIC
3.5
VOCALS
3
PRODUCTION
3.5
ARTWORK
5
LYRICS
3.5

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