Venom - Possessed


6.6 | 86 votes |
Release date: 1985
Style: First wave of black metal

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01. Powerdrive
02. Flytrap
03. Satanachrist
04. Burn This Place To The Ground
05. Harmony Dies
06. Possessed
07. Hellchild
08. Moonshine
09. Wing And A Prayer
10. Suffer Not The Children
11. Voyeur
12. Mystique
13. Too Loud (For The Crowd)

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Uirapuru
Rating:
6.3
Sometimes an album does not have to suck for earning a bad reputation; the unpleasant title of ''combo breaker'', terminating a sequence of successful attempts with its mediocrity, and therefore becoming a step backwards, is enough to fall into the pit of the hated. Possessed is one of those ''combo breakers'', but it did was released in a inopportune moment, when the foundations of Black Metal and Venom's style were already established; meaning that the sound produced, regardless the quality, was definitely outworn.

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published 19.08.2010 | Comments (2)

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02.07.2012 - 20:59
Cuca Beludo
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I was going to give this album a 6, but surprisingly, it gets catchy at it's ending Venom always do the same thing: More than ten tracks on the album, half of them great and the other half boring. "Powerdrive", "Burn this place to the Ground", "Suffer not the Children" and "Too loud (For the Crowd)" are amongst the best venom tracks ever, along with the instrumental "Wing and a Prayer" and the silly and funny "Voyeur". These tracks grabs the attention of the listeners, giving the album a bit high rating. The other tracks are boring or just "venom"... or even both
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27.08.2012 - 02:40
JCJen7
Written by Guest on 02.07.2012 at 20:59

I was going to give this album a 6, but surprisingly, it gets catchy at it's ending Venom always do the same thing: More than ten tracks on the album, half of them great and the other half boring. "Powerdrive", "Burn this place to the Ground", "Suffer not the Children" and "Too loud (For the Crowd)" are amongst the best venom tracks ever, along with the instrumental "Wing and a Prayer" and the silly and funny "Voyeur". These tracks grabs the attention of the listeners, giving the album a bit high rating. The other tracks are boring or just "venom"... or even both


And yet, you gave it a 6.
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27.08.2012 - 02:46
Cuca Beludo
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Written by JCJen7 on 27.08.2012 at 02:40

And yet, you gave it a 6.


I listened to this album several times after that post and I noticed that I was overrating it.

Still, it's more like a 6,5.
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27.08.2012 - 02:48
JCJen7
Written by Guest on 27.08.2012 at 02:46


I listened to this album several times after that post and I noticed that I was overrating it.

Still, it's more like a 6,5.

Haha, it's all good. Just thought I'd point it out. That's about what I'd give it as well.
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