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Deeeeeeeeemon....SPEED! - 98%

barbeloh, January 7th, 2007

Azarath is the best-kept secret in death metal. Unbelievably brutal and fast. Chaos, chaos, chaos. War, war, war. The riffs are catchy enough to stick with you and rock out to but are played so heavily and quickly, just completely savage.

The musicianship here is top-notch. The solos are pure Kerry King - fast, noisy, junky scales - and for the music it's perfect. Just totally wild. Behemoth's Inferno contributes some of his fastest, tightest drumming ever, which is probably the real highlight of the album. Vokills appropriately alter between the high screams and low growls to great effect. Production is thin enough to be satisfyingly kvlt without losing the distinctions between the instruments, and the drums come in esp. well. Lyrics are pure Satanic war metal. Azarath keeps it simple, and that's a good thing.

This album floored me when it first came out and I'm still not sick of it. One of the best death metal albums ever.