Hail Of Bullets - On Divine Winds


8.2 | 107 votes |
Release date: 11 October 2010
Style: Death metal

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01. The Eve Of Battle
02. Operation Z
03. The Mukden Incident
04. Strategy Of Attrition
05. Full Scale War
06. Guadalcanal
07. On Coral Shores
08. Unsung Heroes
09. Tokyo Napalm Holocaust
10. Sugar Loaf Hill [limited digibook edition bonus]
11. Kamikaze
12. To Bear The Unbearable

Line-up
Martin van Drunen - vocals
Stephan Gebédi - guitars
Paul Baayens - guitars
Ed Warby - drums
Theo van Eekelen - bass

Guest review by
Deadmeat
Rating:
8.4
Hey! Looking for innovative death metal? Go look elsewhere because Hail Of Bullets play Old School Death Metal, the one played with guts, but in a modern way, with a clean production. And if you asked me if it's good, I'd answer that "it is great!"

Hail Of Bullets is another all-star band. They are numerous, aren't they? At least the Dutchmen are trustworthy because they love what they do and stay loyal to their beliefs. They play their death metal in the traditional way, the way they loved it. Without blast beats and without the "ultra-brutal-gory" or the "shouting" growls. It would be great, nowadays, to see more vocalists, like Martin van Drunen or John Tardy who make growls that (beside the brutality they should have in order to be death metal enough) cause pain in your soul every time you listen to them! That's how amazing van Drunen sounds on this album.

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published 11.04.2011 | Comments (2)

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31.10.2010 - 20:36
Rating: 8
Daggon
Underpaid M.D.
Awesome album, all I can say is that it is simply better than their debut!
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"Les vers savent qu'ils n'ont pas d'ailes, c'est pour cela qu'ils se cachent sous terre"

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09.11.2010 - 16:16
Rating: 8
Ag Fox
Angel No More
Better than the debut indeed
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loves 小巫
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23.01.2011 - 15:56
Rating: 8
Deadmeat
Necrobutcher
That's right. this is better than the debut, close to the "9" for me. operation z, kamikaze and to bear the unbearable, the best songs!
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Υou've sold your human essence to the cold world of dead and empty things... You're SOLD!
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07.02.2011 - 00:25
Rating: 7
Akbarz
Generally It was a good album, though I didn't like the vocals.
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Like a slow scenery
I'm losing all my faith
In a lifeless motion
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07.02.2011 - 21:00
Rating: 8
Aebsi
Man this album is also for me almost a "9", my favs are Tokyo Napalm Holocaust, Operation Z and Kamikaze!
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Just be Yourself
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22.05.2014 - 20:00
Rating: 8
Don_Morita
I also really enjoyed the album. Some crushing guitar riffs combined with great lyrics and drumming, what could a Death Metal fan want more?
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23.05.2014 - 20:08
Rating: 8
Don_Morita
Written by deadone on 23.05.2014 at 03:15

Written by Don_Morita on 22.05.2014 at 20:00

What could a Death Metal fan want more?


Interesting and varied song writing?


Well that point goes to you. But I don't think that this album is boring at all. I don't want to say, that the songs on that album are more varied than on other Death Metal Albums, but personally I think it's ok. Some variety wouldn't have been bad, but I still like it. If you don't that's also ok.
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23.05.2014 - 20:29
Wingtorte
Great album but I preferred the debut still. Definitely a tie between ODW and Rommel Chronicles for second. Especially Berlin as a closer for the debut just takes the cake for me. But then pretty anything van Drunen touches turns to gold for me, so its definitely not an insult to Divine Winds or Rommel Chronicles.
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