Ominous Crucifix - The Spell Of Damnation review



Reviewer:
6.0

4 users:
6.75
Band: Ominous Crucifix
Album: The Spell Of Damnation
Release date: January 2012


01. Third Day Resurrection
02. Putrid Purity
03. Primitive Sin
04. Defiling The Altars Of An Absent God
05. Secular Omens Of Doom
06. Church Of Death
07. The Spell Of Damnation
08. Repulsive Sanctification Of The Absurd


Booooooring. There's honestly nothing to write about this album, you've heard it all before. Death metal. That's all there is to it.

Bad? Nah, not really. Bad would be good. Bad would leave me with something to talk about. This is just unremarkable, uninspired, and frankly, once again, a big heaping waste of talent. Bad is seeing a band completely incapable of pulling off a certain sound attempt to do so anyways. Bad is hearing a mix of two genres that sound horribly atrocious together. Bad is a massive display of delusions of grandeur. Ominous Crucifix isn't bad. What they are is a giant waste on all fronts; time, effort, and talent.

Talent, you say? Well, I'll hand it to them, everything is done really well. You can't pull off textbook unless you actually read the textbook. Ominous Crucifix seemed to have studied the textbook front to back, then re-wrote the whole damn thing, down to the font size and formatting. The vocals are gruesomely cool, the production has that cool sort of dungeon-echoing sort of sound to it, and hell, the guitars have the right level of abrasiveness. All this counts for nothing, as they can't seem to write their own songs worth a damn.

Remember my previous review for Vore? Yeah, it's basically that level of bread-and-butter death metal, only the song writing isn't nearly as good despite the relatively cooler production and overall sound. Get it together, Ominous Crucifix, you've got a cool sound, now utilize it better.


 



Written on 18.01.2012 by Former EIC. Now just a reviewer guy.


Comments

Comments: 5   Visited by: 113 users
18.01.2012 - 08:44
Troy Killjoy
perfunctionist
Ha. Lulu joke was more than appropriate.
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Prettier than BloodTears.
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18.01.2012 - 12:45
Mr. Doctor
Skandino
Lulu jokes will never get old.
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Written by BloodTears on 19.08.2011 at 18:29
Like you could kiss my ass
Written by Milena on 20.06.2012 at 10:49
Rod, let me love you.
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18.01.2012 - 14:56
Boxcar Willy
yr a kook
Written by Mr. Doctor on 18.01.2012 at 12:45

Lulu jokes will never get old.

I AM THE TABLE!
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forever bummed out
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18.01.2012 - 14:57
Mr. Doctor
Skandino
Written by Boxcar Willy on 18.01.2012 at 14:56

Written by Mr. Doctor on 18.01.2012 at 12:45

Lulu jokes will never get old.

I AM THE TABLE!


Except that one, that was always lame in my book.
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Written by BloodTears on 19.08.2011 at 18:29
Like you could kiss my ass
Written by Milena on 20.06.2012 at 10:49
Rod, let me love you.
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18.01.2012 - 17:06
Boxcar Willy
yr a kook
Written by Mr. Doctor on 18.01.2012 at 14:57

Written by Boxcar Willy on 18.01.2012 at 14:56

Written by Mr. Doctor on 18.01.2012 at 12:45

Lulu jokes will never get old.

I AM THE TABLE!


Except that one, that was always lame in my book.

Hence the reason I posted it
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forever bummed out
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