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Lost In Violence
Essence is the Danish turn at thrash, their debut album coming four years after their teaser EP. This isn't as effective as Bonded By Blood or Havoc but ultimately not down trodden like so many retro acts (are we still calling it that?). This is a speed induced mosher destined to leave heads spinning in good ways and bad. Fast, faster and fastest will little to lube the gears save more dynamic offerings like "Shades Of Black" which are much more elevated than the average churn-and-burn material scattered throughout this debut. Promising act that I will keep an ear on for sure.
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RATING Lost In Violence 2011 Ultimhate Eric Compton 3/6/2011 3.5
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