One Man Army and the Undead Quartet
The Dark Epic...
Style: Thrash/Death Metal
Release date: 25 February, 2011
Playing time: 48:19

The band formed by former The Crown member Johan Lindstrand is back with their 4th album. Unfortunately I always liked The Crown better than the One Man Army. That will not change with this 4th album. Again OMAatUQ made a good album, but it never surprises.

There is no doubt about the musicianship of the members, they know how to handle their instruments and the mix of thrash with Swedish death metal is nice to listen to, but... There is nothing new, no adventure, no fantasy, no challenge. The music is too modest, too average and the songs and tempo of the songs do not differ enough. Songs like "The Zombie Syndrome" and "Devils Harlot" are nice thrash hammers and I'm sure there are enough metal fans that will enjoy this record like their daily bread. Fans of OMAatUQ will be very happy with this new release and they will probably will find me an ant-fucker. Stagnation is decline and that seems to be the problem with this 4th record.


01. Stitch
The Zombie Syndrome (of Acid and Man)
03. Inside the Head of God
04. Sandman Apocalypse
05. The Pleasure of Slavery
06. Skeletons of Rose Hall
07. Devil's Harlot
08. Dark Epic
09. How I Love to Kill You

Label: Massacre Records
Distribution: Target (Denmark)
Reviewed by: Reinier de Vries
Date: 20 February, 2011