first track sets off with plain jumpy 80's thrash riffs and although the song
has some novelties, it stays rather old school. The one thing that makes them
different is the Hammond organ sounds. In every track the band uses them and
sometimes it makes the song better, but sometimes it is a little too much. The
vocals are harsh and rather low, almost leaning towards grunting ones at times.
Responsible for them is Dirty Harry (no Joke), the problem is that there is not
enough variation in his singing style and after a while it gets boring.
almost seems to become a trend to write songs with a lot of groove in them. When
you like this, this isn't a problem and Freund Hein (The Reaper) gets away with
it. It counts for them that they try something to be different from a lot of
other bands. The use of the Hammond sounds see to that. The musical base however
is a decent combination of early American/German 80's death/thrash combined with
a Pantera-like groove. I think there will be quite a few that will like this
album. The Hammond sounds make them a little bit different and perhaps that can
convince you to give this one a try. Not bad, but it didn't make me invite the
neighbours over either.