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Identify the Dead
An uncompromising jolt of nostalgia
Here come's Canada flying that heavy metal banner once again. Already showcasing a ton of youthful traditionalists, Bastardator arrives out of fertile Ottawa with a hard-on for rough thrash. Iron Angel, Blessed Death and Razor could be the cause. With a bass-heavy production, noisy, distorted strings and raw gravel-throat vocals, 'Identify the Dead' is an uncompromising jolt of nostalgia. 'Conquistador' is fast-hands on the kit, rhythm charging and dangling somewhere in the hot winds of Hell. 'Power of the Templars' is mid-tempo crunch and vocalist Jeff Laflamme reminds me of Kronos (Venom). Pick one out? I'd go with 'Entrenched'.
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3.5 :AVE RATING
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RATING Identify the Dead 2008 Morbid Moon Eric Compton 5/1/2010 3.5
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