Rotting Christ - Kata Ton Daimona Eaytoy review
|Album:||Kata Ton Daimona Eaytoy|
|Release date:||March 2013|
01. In Yumen - Xibalba
02. P'unchaw Kachun - Tuta Kachun
03. Grandis Spiritus Diavolos
04. Κατά τον δαίμονα του εαυτού
05. Cine Iubeşte Şi Lasă
06. Iwa Woodoo
09. Ahura Mazdā-Aŋra Mainiuu
11. Welcome To Hell [Vinyl & digibox bonus]
It's not because he's a ginger that I don't like Dave Mustaine. At least, I don't think it is. Not per se. It's because of stuff like refusing to play on the same bill as a band called Rotting Christ that I think he's a bit of a fuck. It's one thing to do or not do something out of principle, that's respectable, it's another thing to be a bit of a puritanical fuck about it.
It's especially true now when the band called "Rotting Christ" plays as inoffensive sounding stuff as this. I know they had more of an edge back in the day, but they've been moving slowly but surely to this kind of non-black, hyper-melodic and slower sounding stuff for a while.
And that's not in any way a bad thing on its own for these guys; this doesn't suck and it isn't anodyne. This is addicting, catchy, fairly evil sounding, semi-drink-alongy, semi-sing-alongy stuff, some of which has been stuck in my head since I first put it on. Some of the more wah-ing riffs on this are groovy in the best kind of way, and the opening track has one of the best simple tunes I've heard in a while.
I'm guessing this disc will be really appealing to those who like
Kata is for people who don't mind listening to a little more catchy, cleaned-up extreme(ish) metal. It gets too repetitive, yeah, but when it runs on all cylinders, it's epic as hell.
Highlights: "In Yumen - Xibalba" and "Ahura Mazda."
||Written on 09.03.2013 by Wormdrink's real name is George and he's an American.|
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