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I think it's absolutely fantastic to hear Anders Jakobson continue on post-Nasum, especially with such an excellent band as Coldworker. Their first album The Contaminated Void was a great debut album, but Rotting Paradise is even better.
Like Nasum, this band takes the very best elements of grind, the savage energy of the guitars and drums, and infuses it with enough pure death metal to give it a superior structure. Few bands manage this well, this is probably one of the very best out there at the moment, and the fact that they can even implement elements of melodic death metal into the fray is quite telling, as is the case with "Citizens of the Cyclopean Maze". The album is extremely energetic throughout, with a killer unisound mix courtesy of Dan Swano. A dozen vignettes of aural violence await the listener, from the thrashing, brutal "The Black Dog Syndrome", the barbaric onslaught contained in "Paradox Lost", the complex groove of "The Machine", or the hyper thrashing grind of "Scare Tactics". The lyrics are also pretty pensive explorations of social and political violence and hypocrisy.
If you're picky about your grind and like that infusion of great Scandinavian death metal production ala Nasum or Rotten Sound, this may be the best example of that style to appear in some time. In fact, I'd say they are on the verge of surpassing even those bands in quality. Truly an excellent band. Point click grind motherfuckers!