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Album Review

The 2007 release by Dying Fetus, War of Attrition continues on the same extreme metal path they've been following throughout their career. In other words, it's loaded front to back with growled vocals, indecipherable lyrics (but it's a safe bet that they're quite grisly), metronome-precise drumming, and non-stop thrash riffing. Although just two releases removed from a complete lineup overhaul — save for mainstay John Gallagher (vocals, guitar) — Dying Fetus still manage to sound like a finely tuned metallic machine throughout. So much so that at certain points, it sounds like machines are covering for human musicians — especially on such tracks as "Fate of the Condemned" and "Insidious Repression." Death metal played with the utmost precision is a fitting summary of Dying Fetus' sixth release overall.

Customer Reviews


i have been waiting for this album since July 2006, and the wait is finally over! the day this album came out, I BOUGHT IT AND DON'T REGRET IT!!!! i always liked dying fetus, but i wasn't a dedicated fan, until now. the best songs on here are insidious repression, ancient rivalry, raping the system and homicidal retribution, and unadulturated hatred(my fav). if you love death metal, this will blow you away!

Living Infant

Unfortunately, due to lack of a better word, i must label this album as gold. Im sorry but its just to good for mortal ears. Dying Fetus finally gives birth to their masterpeice.

yea nig

best fetus album ever better than Lee Harvey Oswald gettin slapped in the nuts


Formed: 1991 in Maryland

Genre: Metal

Years Active: '90s, '00s

Though forever doomed, commercially speaking, by their controversial name, Maryland's Dying Fetus has endured beyond most observers' wildest expectations, and to do so, they've weathered a slew of hardships that would have felled (and did fell) most other bands. Formed in the waning days of death metal's glorious heyday (1991, to be exact) by John Gallagher (guitar/vocals), Nick Speleos (guitar), Brian Latta (guitar), Jason Netherton (bass), and Kevin Talley (drums), Dying Fetus combined their...
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