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Band
Death Angel
Title
The Evil Divide
Type
LP/EP
Company
Nuclear Blast
YOR
2016
Style
Thrash
8/6/2016 - Review by: David Loveless
Death Angel continue to soar with their relentless thrash attack!



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Recommended for fans of: Classic thrash metal
PERSONAL BREAKDOWN:

ENJOYMENT
4.5
MUSIC
4
VOCALS
5
PRODUCTION
4.5
ARTWORK
3.5
LYRICS
4


7/15/2016 - Review by: Eric Compton
Hard hitting, fast-tempo American thrash nothing more and nothing less
'The Evil Divide' is Death Angel's fifth album since the 2001 reunion. The last three years have been a busy one both on and off the tour road. The San Francisco natives released their last studio effort, 'The Dream Calls for Blood', in 2013 and followed that two years later with a live release and a documentary film about the band's origins and career. Including this record, the group have recorded the last three albums at Audio Hammer studios in Sanford, FL with producer Jason Suecof (White Chapel, Demon Hunter) and released the record with twelve year label partner Nuclear Blast.

Like Overkill and Exodus, Death Angel at this point in the game are fairly solid and entertaining. We've heard this brand of thrash hundreds of times over and Death Angel perform it with such conviction and honesty that it's hard to shrug it off. Yet even with that being said this album, like its predecessor, just goes through the motions and delivers hard hitting, fast-tempo American thrash nothing more and nothing less. Sepultura guitarist Andreas Kisser guest solos on "Hatred United/United Hate" and producer Jason Suecof plays strings on track two, "Cause for Alarm".
  • 2 :REVIEW COUNT
    3.5 :AVE RATING

ALL REVIEWS FOR: DEATH ANGEL
TITLE
DOR
COMPANY
REVIEWER DATE MADE RATING
Humanicide
2019
Nuclear Blast
David Loveless6/17/2019
4
The Evil Divide
2016
Nuclear Blast
David Loveless8/6/2016
4
The Evil Divide
2016
Nuclear Blast
Eric Compton7/15/2016
3

ALL INTERVIEWS FOR: DEATH ANGEL
INTERVIEW INTERVIEWER DATE TAGLINE
Rob CavestanyPearce4/27/2004


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