is a new Danish band emerging from
Randers, Denmark’s “City of violence”. The band consists of: Martin Halgren:
Bass/vocals/keys, Morten Sandberg: Guitars/keys, Thomas Y: Guitars,
Kim Kvist: Drums.
first impression when listening to this Clonecircle debut album is
actually a rather good one. The songs are all well arranged and
performed, and the single “Waiting for the kill” is a quite
catchy One-riff-carries-it-all little number. Kudos to the sound
after just a few spins, Martin’s vocals start to become more and
more annoying. First you start to notice the accent. Unlike most
Danes, I don’t mind when Danes speak English with an accent, so no
points are deducted from that fact. But since a Danish accent on
CD’s is rather uncommon, it turns your attention to the vocals and
then it quickly becomes clear that Martin is not a great singer.
Even on the studio album, there are numerous times when he is
the end it becomes an album that you’ll hardly ever listen to
unless you know one or more of the band members personally. I would
readily regard this as a very descent demo, but as an official
release, it is mediocre at best.