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Album Review

Heavy metal was never "pretty music" per se, and the main goal of Birds of Prey seems to be to keep it that way. Described simply as a "Southern metal group," the four-man band consists of members who have done time in other underground metal bands including Alabama Thunderpussy, Avail, Municipal Waste, and Burnt by the Sun, among countless others. With their 2006 full-length debut for Relapse, Weight of the Wound, Birds of Prey quickly show that they are admirers of classic death metal, with some Pantera-esque riff work mixed in. But one thing the group obviously does not care about is being politically correct, as evidenced by such song titles as "Mangled by Mongoloids (Ripped Apart by the Retarded)," "Buttfucked with a Shotgun Barrel," and "To Kill a Co-worker (You Ain't My F*****g Boss Man)" — any of which could single-handedly reawaken the dormant PMRC. Aside from the shock song titles, there's not much on Weight of the Wound that differentiates it from the rest of the extreme metal pack.


Genre: Rock

Years Active: '00s

The members of the metal band Birds of Prey, singer Ben Hogg, guitarists Erik Larson and Bo Leslie, bassist Summer Welch, and drummer Dave Witte, have all been in their fair share of other groups (Throttlerod, Alabama Thunderpussy, Avail, Burnt by the Sun, Beaten Back to Pure, Municipal Waste, Baroness, etc.), but always made some time for Birds of Prey, a group that remained strictly in the studio, anyway. They released...
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