Power of Metal.dk Review

With the Lost Souls On Our Side
Style: Death Metal
Release date: 27 June, 2014
Playing time: 52:47

According to the promo sheet this is their 13th studio album, but if I am not mistaken their 11th full length. Illdisposed delivers a worthy album every time. Their death metal is recognizable, but never surprises and that is in my eyes the biggest problem for the band. They always color perfectly within the lines.

From start to finish there isn't anything to bitch about and it grooves most of the times in mid-tempo. The grunting vocals of Summer are average also and the same can be said about the song writing. It is like driving a Volkswagen, reliable and safe without taking the risk to run aground. For fans of Illdisposed this is again an album that fits in their repertoire. My personal opinion is that the band is repeating themselves a bit on the last few albums. With the sound of the album is nothing wrong and it grooves and moves as old, but perhaps I am just too spoiled with good death metal to really get excited about this new album.

I think it is a dutiful release, not bad, but not special enough to make my blood run any faster.

01. Going Down
The Way We Choose
Light in the Dark
I Am What I Am
Tugging at Your Heart
A Dreaded Pursuer
To Be Dealt With
On a Clouded Morning
09. No More Devil to Show
10. The Plan
11. Life Equals Zero (digipak bonus)
12. Reversed (digipak bonus)
Label: Massacre Records
Distribution: Target (Denmark)
Reviewed by: Reinier de Vries
Date: 29 June, 2014
Website: www.facebook.com/illdisposed