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Grinding the gears and going nowhere
Playing out like a macabre version of Death crossed with Blessed Death, Brazil's Abstract are exactly what the sticker suggests. This stuff runs the gambit of technical thrash to Floridian death metal without one single ounce of hook. The band burkes any opportunity to create memorable riffs and vocal arrangements, instead grinding the gears and going nowhere. It's rough, made even more unpleasant with a middle of the boards sound quality that muddies things up beyond repair. I'll credit the energy, but the innovation and planning is anything but concrete.
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RATING Concrete Visions 2000 Ethereal Eric Compton 1/1/2010 2.5
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