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Evangelion (Cd+dvd)
Evangelion (Cd+dvd)

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding, 9 Oct. 2009
This review is from: Evangelion (Cd+dvd) (Audio CD)
Behemoth have really pulled out all the stops with this one being a perfect follow up to the Apostasy. They have managed to put together a very well rounded album and have obviously put a hell of a lot of thought into exactly what they want it to sound like.

The guitar sound is in your face, with riffs searing into your ears compounded by percission druming. A one point early in Daimonos the blasts and guiatrs sound like a battery of howitzers destroying all but your grateful skull. I dont think they have ever sounded as tight. The song writting has evolved again becoming more technical and even in tracks like Ov Fire and the Void were they have let up some speed but sacrificed nothing. The tune, satisfingly atmospheric, delivers some of the most pounding riffs of the album.

The production is evil and glorious creating depth to the album and adding to the songs. Nergal tries some crazy stuff here even getting a brass band and the almighty sitar thrown in for good measure.

The friendly black metal magicians have even been so kind to furnish us with a small doc about the making of the album. This gives some great insights into just how hard this band work and how each second is analyised and considered.

All in all a great ablum and certainly the heaviest of 2009. This one shall be left spinning in my CD player for some time yet. Do yourself a favour and go get it.

Cannibal Corpse - Centuries Of Torment [2008] [DVD] [2013]
Cannibal Corpse - Centuries Of Torment [2008] [DVD] [2013]
Dvd ~ Cannibal Corpse
Price: £17.99

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 20 years and still killing, 3 Sept. 2008
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Just got this DVD and I have yet to think of a good work to discrib it best but phenomenal comes pretty close. Whether you have been into the band for years or just getting into them now doesn't matter. This covers everything. I would even recommend it to people that dont like Cannibal Corpse becuase it offers such a great insight into the band members, the pressures in maintaining a top notch sound and a good summary of recent metal to date. This is the definitive Cannibal Corpse story.

Fist disc comes in two glorious parts as you would expect; the Chris Barnes years which covers everything from 'Eaten back to Life' up to 'Tomb of the Mutilated'. The whole history of the rise of the band and the evolution of their sound and gore spattered lyrics is fantastic, incredibly interesting as well as giving me a new found appreciation for Barnes.

Second part is all the Corpsegrinder years and because Coprse underwent a few more lineup changes in this time it is facinating to watch the band continue to produce even more brutal and techincal metal. This takes us up right till the present day and if the first part didnt blow you away this doublewammy of Death Metal history and distilled awesomness will make for a very entertaining evening.

Whats that? End of the DVD? I think not! Behold the awesome DISC TWO! The guys at Cannibal Corpse are kind enough to offer snipets of gigs going all the way back to '89. Sound quality is great on each gig and gives you the chance to see all your older favortite members in action. This Disc also incudes most of the Cannibal Corpse music videos with lots of fake blood and ridiculous situations.

And as if this wasn't enough the third disc offer bonus stuff such as a blacklog and history of all the album artwork, which lets face it nearly deserves and dvd all of its own, and a few other very enjoyable additions.

Simple summary BUY THIS DVD NOW! You will not regret it!

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