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Review: Hellacaust - Disgust
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Disgust

Label: Bloodbucket Productions
Year released: 2008
Duration: 31:05
Tracks: 7
Genre: Black/Thrash

Rating: 3.25/5

Review online: February 21, 2009
Reviewed by: Michel Renaud
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Disgust

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A mix of Black and Thrash here, more like a "thrashened" Black Metal than the usual Black/Thrash combination.  I've spun this one quite a bit since I got it, and it always makes me think of the speedy/violent Scandinavian Black Metal outfits such as Marduk and Dark Funeral, but with a more thrashy approach.  Disgust is fast and loud and barely slows down from the first to the last second.  The vocals are a rather decipherable BM-style rasp - nothing special here, it's what you expect to hear with the genre of music, although it must be said that the vocalist does a damn good job overall - in fact they only vocal passage that I have a problem with is in the last couple of minutes on "Millennial Regression" when they all sing at the same time - this sticks out in a bad way and really doesn't fit well in here.  Every time I hear this passage, I can't help but think they're playing a practical joke on us.

Beyond the incessant, sharpened riffage and pounding drums which just fill your head to the point of approaching a metallic overload, a few speedy and visceral solos come in to put some more variety into this sonic onslaught - always appreciated, especially when they seem to come out of nowhere and leave just as expediently in a "bing bang, thank you 'mam" fashion. Overall a bit derivative, but not really generic, Disgust doesn't break any new grounds but has enough going for it to make it worth checking out for fans of the genre.


Track Listing:
  1. Whore
  2. Disgust
  3. Millennial Regression
  4. Jesus Camp
  5. The Same Old Shit
  6. Feeding the Wound
  7. What We Say is Real
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