There's this bunch of guys who
get together one evening and start listening to Slayer. Then they get out a
round of beers, and once they reach the end of 'Reign in Blood', one of them
gets up and shouts: 'Fuck this! We'll start a fuckin' band! Right fuckin' now!'
'No, no, wait, we have to listen to this one first,' his other drunken mate
yells and throws in a disc called 'Handle With Care' by a band by the name of
Nuclear Assault. The first guy, the Slayer guy, approves and starts banging his
Once that album is done, the third dude has to have a say as well: 'Listen, guys,
this is 'How Will I Laugh' by the Suicidal Tendencies. This is the shit!' The
two first guys have to admit that he's got a point (even if he's now jumping up
and down and throwing odd hand signs all the sodding time).
'Hey, let's mix all of this!' the fourth guy in the room exclaims, 'It'll be
And it is! This is a marvellous album. It sounds more 1986 - 1989 than 1986 -
1989 did! It's Nuclear Assualt, ST and Slayer put together in a fantastic blend.
It's like a big 'guess from which mid-to-late eighties thrash album' quizz, with
direct references to Hell Awaits, Reign in Blood and multible ST and Nuclear
Pathetic? No! It's done with such style, passion and conviction by these four
masked Swedes that you've got to love it if you in any way could relate to the crossover scene of the eighties.
36 minutes of pure joy!