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Review: Septekh - Not Quite What I Had in Mind
Septekh
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Not Quite What I Had in Mind

Label: Independent
Year released: 2009
Duration: 19:37
Tracks: 6
Genre: Death/Thrash

Rating: 3.25/5

Review online: September 28, 2009
Reviewed by: Nahsil
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Not Quite What I Had in Mind

Rated 4.6/5 (92%) (5 Votes)
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When I'm about to hear anything Death Metal related from Sweden, I usually expect some At the Gates or In Flames-isms. I can safely say that Septekh get their ideas elsewhere, which isn't necessarily uncommon for Swedish extreme metal, but is quite a treat when well executed. The drumming is a little punk, these 6 tracks nearly married to the d-beat, but it works in context. The guitar work isn't as varied or innovative as a lot of metal bands at least strive for, instead belonging to the Motörheadian school of ‘rhythm and fun before intricacy,' and I can't really fault their efforts. It may be too chugging or simplistic for some, too extreme for others – and personally the traditional Hard Rock/Heavy Metal solos are a bit much – but overall this is a nice and short slab of Death/Thrash mixed with rock'n'roll. The dense metallic guitar tone and forceful harsh vocals, of both the Black and Death variety, prove an interesting companion to the less metal aspects of the music. Separate the styles and they may seem generic, but working together they create something I've not heard very often.

Check this Septekh demo out if you have an interest in rockier forms of extreme metal.


Track Listing:
  1. Fuckslut from Hell
  2. Shoot Them All
  3. Blunt Force To The Head
  4. Not Quite What I Had In Mind
  5. Eating the Maneater
  6. Seth Avalanche
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