Resurrection Through Carnage (Century Media)
by Tim Den
Dude, I’m popping the biggest death metal boner right now! I haven’t been this hard for a band since early ’90s Dismember. Why? Cuz Bloodbath have single-handedly recreated the “Sunlight Studios guitar sound” for the new millennium. Not since Entombed went pussy and Grave broke up have I heard that familiar buzz… like chainsaws ripping through a corpse fire; power generators blowing up towns… a magical quality long since thought extinct. But hey, what did you expect from members of Opeth, Katatonia, Diabolical Masquerade, and Exit 13 (the mighty Dan Swano!)?
Oh bless you, Bloodbath! Bless you for bringing back the original Swedish sound. Hell, “Death Delerium” even conjures up memories of Entombed’s classic cover of the Hellraiser theme. With this album and the new, impending Grave release, the metal world shall be ours again! Hahahaha!
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