Diagon - Satan Mit Uns
December 2009

01. Black Metal Legions Of The Daemons
02. Sberatel Dusi
03. Za Branou Kralovstvi Vecnoho Pana
04. Necronomicon
05. Satan Mit Uns
06. Symbol Zkurvene Viry
07. His Majesty's Return
08. Povyseni Cerne Viry
09. Hans Siste Vinter [Darkthrone cover]

Satan Mit Uns is a wonderfully horrible album title. A pentagram printed on your CD is great. A booklet full of corpsepainted faces and arms full of spikes, songtitles such as "Black Metal Legions Of The Daemons" and "His Majesty's Return", a cover of Darkthrone, yeah yeah we get it Diagon.

Now you probably expect me to slag off Diagon for being a boring, mediocre Darkthrone-rip off. But I'm not going to do that. Yeah, they are a shameless Darkthrone rip-off, but most of their riffs are pretty cool. It's just a shame the drummer ate a few too many happy-peppy-pills and keeps on pounding his cowhides. Which sound like those typical empty cans. A shame really, but then again, it's part of this. Mr. Vocalist worships Nocturno Culto (surprise surprise!) and rasps his throat in vehement fashion.

It's going to be a short review, but this is really all I have to say. All in all, pretty standard stuff from a dead sub- subgenre (Raw Black metal), but performed with passion and therefore quite enjoyable. You can also listen to Darkthrone instead of this, or the bigger Second Wave bands. Whatever.

Performance: 8
Songwriting: 7
Originality: 4
Production: 6


Written on 05.03.2010 by
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regallmigthy - 09.03.2010 at 02:36  
Just another band trying to be darkthrone

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