Power of Metal.dk Review

Kings of Carnage
Style: Death Metal
Release date: 2 August, 2013
Playing time: 46:22

Good news: I don't think the tenth anniversary album by German gore death metallers Debauchery is shite. The last time I listened to Debauchery was in 2007, when I reviewed the 'Back in Blood' album. I wasn't a fan, let me put it like that. Luckily, things have turned out to the better for Thomas Gurrath, the now ex-teacher, come blood god. The death metal of the Stuttgart native still has a lot to do with AC/DC, but it certainly also has a lot to do with Six Feet Under, which, for me, is more important. The title track and the following track, Man in Blood, are the 'worst', so to speak, in terms of trying to clone AC/DC.

Although hardly original, 'Kings of Carnage' has a lot of crunch and a brutal, raw groove. Do not expect advanced, intellectually challenging material, but just efficient, rocking death metal which will do just fine, if you're aching to bang that head of yours.

01. Coming of the dragons
02. Demonslayer
03. Let there be blood
04. Killerbeast
05. Kings of carnage
06. Man in Blood
07. Blood God kills
08. Victory awaits
09. Murder squad
10. The Last Crusade
11. Debauchery motherfuckin' family
Label: Massacre Records
Distribution: Target (Denmark)
Artwork rating: 70/100
Reviewed by: Thomas Nielsen
Date: 8 August, 2013
Website: www.debauchery.de