Record of the Week: VADER – Morbid Reich (Review)

Record of the Week

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13 April 2015 – A PERFECT demo! In its time a complete underground phenomenon, bursting through the iron curtain into the European tape trading scene, influencing plenty of upcoming bands. Many in Norway. Absolute intensity throughout. Thrash, speed, death and early black metal. SLAYER and KREATOR big inspirations, naturally, with sawing riffs and wailing solos. Grotesque vocals, never forced, twisted, calling up from the depths. Properly insane drums by the late Doc, some of the best ever blastbeats – natural with a physical force you can never synthesize! And according to Bard Faust the blueprint used by Euronymous for MAYHEM‘s drum sound on De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas. Breakneck death, morbid thrash..

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