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Album Review

It's been said before, but it deserves repeating — to the unenlightened, death metal may sound like a bunch of cacophonic torture. But to the well-versed metal veteran, the truth has been unveiled long ago — it's usually one of the most complicated and technically demanding hard rock styles on the planet (right up there with the proggiest of prog rock). And a fine example of this theory is the British quintet Trigger the Bloodshed. Despite experiencing some lineup upheaval in 2008 (new vocalist Johnny Burgan and bassist Dave Purnell are the new recruitments), throughout Trigger the Bloodshed's sophomore full-length, 2009's Great Depression, the group has no problem picking up precisely where they left off. The chaps riff, growl, and grind the night away, as evidenced by such metallic atom bombs as the album opening title track and "Sanctuary of the Wretched."

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Not much middle ground here boys

If you like being pummeled, then look here. If your into tempo changes, grooves, and slams, you may want to sample this album before you buy it. This is just straight pummeling brutality, no more, no less. And its great.


Genre: Rock

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English death metal outfit Trigger the Bloodshed were formed in Bath in 2006 by guitarists Rob Purnell and Martyn Evans. Drummer Max Blunos and vocalist Charlie Holmes joined the following year and began honing the group's powerful sound, a brutal aural onslaught that echoes classic extreme metal acts like Napalm Death and Carcass. After garnering numerous accolades from the British press for its unforgiving live show, the band was...
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