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Butchered Classic on a low-Value Release - 30%

Shirt_Guy, January 26th, 2009

The problem with making a joke band is that the joke can get old. First off, it’s always hard to do good impersonation of Arnold Schwarzenegger. I’m sure I’ve never heard one that was spot on, so the banter between Tim Lambesis and the poorly impersonated Arnold Schwarzenegger doesn’t come off too great, as it’s poorly acted. Beyond that, you’ve got a metal version of the song “Jingle Bells” - with a single note breakdown?! Damn these things are invading EVERYTHING! Then there’s a cover of the song “Hellbent for Leather”, which would be great, I mean you can’t go wrong with Judas Priest, but the harsh vocals mixed with a joke style of singing wildly clash. There’s also the song “Get to the Choppa” - but that song is already on the Austrian Death Machine full-length, so you’re only getting two new songs, which are only covers.

The novelty already wore off on “Total Brutal”, and getting only two new songs, both of which happen to be covers is very poor in value.

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