Search


Categories

Latest updates...

THY SERPENT`S CULT - review
(September 30, 2014)
RIGOR MORTIS - review
(September 30, 2014)
DESERTED FEAR - review
(September 28, 2014)
EMETH - review
(September 27, 2014)
STENCH - review
(September 25, 2014)
DYING OUT FLAME - review
(September 25, 2014)
TRASCËNDENTAL - review
(September 25, 2014)
DEAD CONGREGATION - interview
(September 24, 2014)
COMMUNION - review
(September 22, 2014)
AVULSED - review
(September 21, 2014)
ELLORSITH - review
(September 18, 2014)
WOUND / OBSCURE... - review
(September 17, 2014)
DRĹP - interview
(September 17, 2014)
MANZANAR - review
(September 16, 2014)
DEAD ROOSTER - review
(September 16, 2014)
HELLNOMORF - review
(September 14, 2014)
CANNIBAL CORPSE - review
(September 12, 2014)
VARIOUS ARTISTS - review
(September 12, 2014)
DOSSIER NEGRO /... - review
(September 11, 2014)
ACHERON - interview
(September 09, 2014)
LELAHELL - review
(September 06, 2014)
UNDER THE CHURCH - interview
(September 05, 2014)
DISKORD - review
(September 05, 2014)
CONSIDERED DEAD - review
(September 05, 2014)
NUM SKULL - review
(September 03, 2014)
ZOMBIEFICATION - review
(September 02, 2014)

MORTAL INFINITY

MORTAL INFINITY
District Destruction
(Digital Media Records)
39:15min

German Thrash has always had its own distinct sound and varies from the San Francisco area Thrash sound. Both styles are great and really provide a bit of international competitiveness between the bands involved. Enter MORTAL INFINITY who recently released their debut album “District Destruction”. They are from Germany but their sound is very Bay Area-ish. These guys make an attempt to mesh the two elements of Thrash Metal that can potentially become a possible gumbo of a headbanging feast. After an acoustic intro, the album starts out with the track ‘Thrill To Kill’. The music reminds me of latest material that EXODUS has released (think “Shovel Headed Kill Machine"). Razor sharp guitar picking and good song structure make this a nice lead off track. The song’s tempo varies and provides a change of pace in order to keep things interesting. Lyrically I can’t say this is the best song written, but sometimes less is more. Things really pick up with track 3 ‘At Dawn Of Death’ and its rampant chugging guitars. The guitar solos here are wicked and in all honesty I think this should have been the lead off track to really give the audience a feel for what MORTAL INFINITY brings to the table. Musically as mentioned before these guys do sound like today’s version of EXODUS and that is not a bad thing. I happen to like EXODUS’ “Shovel Headed Kill Machine” and thought it really gave an injection of new blood and ideas to them. Vocally the singer does really sound like Rob from EXODUS and has similar range as well, which at times can include a Death Metal growl. I can see these guys coming over to the USA for a tour with the likes of MUNICIPAL WASTE, TOXIC HOLOCAUST, or DEATH ANGEL. Either way the band is off to a decent start and will need some time to perfect their craft. A quick rundown for this album is simple, we have a German Thrash band playing American Thrash and really giving competition to the USA. The music was pretty good; the album is worth a couple of spins, and a solid debut for MORTAL INFINITY. Now that the baseline has been set with this debut it will be a challenge to see what the band will do for a follow up. For more info: www.facebook.com/mortalinfinity, www.digitalmediarecords.com

Jaime Pérez


< back   |   print   |   report errors   |   order from Amazon.de   |   order from Amazon.com


© 2011 - Voices From The Darkside   |   Page origin: Dec. 04, 2000