Krisiun – Ageless Venomous – Review


Ageless Venomous (Nuclear Blast)
by Paul Lee

If any band deserves to wear the mantle that the once mighty Sepultura left, it’s Brazilian trio Krisiun. These demons continue to hone the distinctive violence of their last album, Conquerors of Armageddon, into a precision killing machine. Krisiun don’t bend my brain the way bands like Immolation and Nile (the new kings of avant-garde death metal) do, but for all Krisiun’s inexorable assault, they have continued to define their sound on this, their fifth collection of pure virulence.

There’re nine malefic songs and one acoustic instrumental breather and the only element lacking on Ageless Venomous is the production, which causes Krisiun to sound too clinical and crisp, losing some their brutal impact. Other than that, you seekers of auditory malevolence would do well to enter Krisiun’s world of unmitigated rage.
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