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Bay area thrash Metal legend Blind illusion returns after 34 years with a follow-up to "the sane asylum", featuring doug Piercy (ex-heathen) and andy Gallon (ex-death angel)! - What is most impressive and revealing about this album, however, is not the technical ability of the musicians involved (although there is nothing wrong with their ability). It's the pure brilliance that shapes every song, and the demonstration of how focusing on the art of songwriting will work wonders for a band. "Straight as the Crowbar Flies" introduces us first to the astral energy this album exudes, with catchy riffing and Marc Biedermann's raspy, growling vocals. The screeching guitar solos and the abrupt rhythm changes keep the song fresh, but the band's incorporation of technical Thrash elements crossed with extremely catchy riffing and drum arrangements proves to be the strong attributes of this album. There are numerous instances where the band finds it's virtue in slowing down, letting a power chord ring out, and then letting the drums restart and propel the song once again. When the band decides to let their guard down and get cagey or manic with the rhythm, it's done so with precision and doesn't come at the expense of the song structure. When they get technical, the notes still vibrate with emotion, and the song doesn't just become a vacuum for skills to be shown off. This message is most evident in every song, which all feature catchy guitar licks and great guitar riffs. What Blind Illusion does best on this new masterpiece is deliver cleverly-written and fun songs with catchy riffs. At the heart of Thrash, that's really all you can ask for. The effects of how masterfully composed this album is has lend the production a unique ethos that makes it feel human. This is a group of guys who know what die-hard Thrash fans want to hear, and they know how to put it on their 2022 album "Wrath of the Gods".
Bay area thrash Metal legend Blind illusion returns after 34 years with a follow-up to "the sane asylum", featuring doug Piercy (ex-heathen) and andy Gallon (ex-death angel)! - What is most impressive and revealing about this album, however, is not the technical ability of the musicians involved (although there is nothing wrong with their ability). It's the pure brilliance that shapes every song, and the demonstration of how focusing on the art of songwriting will work wonders for a band. "Straight as the Crowbar Flies" introduces us first to the astral energy this album exudes, with catchy riffing and Marc Biedermann's raspy, growling vocals. The screeching guitar solos and the abrupt rhythm changes keep the song fresh, but the band's incorporation of technical Thrash elements crossed with extremely catchy riffing and drum arrangements proves to be the strong attributes of this album. There are numerous instances where the band finds it's virtue in slowing down, letting a power chord ring out, and then letting the drums restart and propel the song once again. When the band decides to let their guard down and get cagey or manic with the rhythm, it's done so with precision and doesn't come at the expense of the song structure. When they get technical, the notes still vibrate with emotion, and the song doesn't just become a vacuum for skills to be shown off. This message is most evident in every song, which all feature catchy guitar licks and great guitar riffs. What Blind Illusion does best on this new masterpiece is deliver cleverly-written and fun songs with catchy riffs. At the heart of Thrash, that's really all you can ask for. The effects of how masterfully composed this album is has lend the production a unique ethos that makes it feel human. This is a group of guys who know what die-hard Thrash fans want to hear, and they know how to put it on their 2022 album "Wrath of the Gods".
8715392224829
Blind Illusion - Wrath Of The Gods

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Format: CD
Label: Napalm
Rel. Date: 10/07/2022
UPC: 8715392224829

Wrath Of The Gods
Artist: Blind Illusion
Format: CD
New: In Stock $14.99
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DISC: 1

1. Straight As The Crowbar Flies
2. Slow Death
3. Protomolecule
4. Spaced
5. Wrath Of The Gods
6. Behemoth
7. Lucifer's Awakening
8. Amazing Maniacal Monolith (Cd Bonustrack)
9. No Rest `Til Budapest

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Bay area thrash Metal legend Blind illusion returns after 34 years with a follow-up to "the sane asylum", featuring doug Piercy (ex-heathen) and andy Gallon (ex-death angel)! - What is most impressive and revealing about this album, however, is not the technical ability of the musicians involved (although there is nothing wrong with their ability). It's the pure brilliance that shapes every song, and the demonstration of how focusing on the art of songwriting will work wonders for a band. "Straight as the Crowbar Flies" introduces us first to the astral energy this album exudes, with catchy riffing and Marc Biedermann's raspy, growling vocals. The screeching guitar solos and the abrupt rhythm changes keep the song fresh, but the band's incorporation of technical Thrash elements crossed with extremely catchy riffing and drum arrangements proves to be the strong attributes of this album. There are numerous instances where the band finds it's virtue in slowing down, letting a power chord ring out, and then letting the drums restart and propel the song once again. When the band decides to let their guard down and get cagey or manic with the rhythm, it's done so with precision and doesn't come at the expense of the song structure. When they get technical, the notes still vibrate with emotion, and the song doesn't just become a vacuum for skills to be shown off. This message is most evident in every song, which all feature catchy guitar licks and great guitar riffs. What Blind Illusion does best on this new masterpiece is deliver cleverly-written and fun songs with catchy riffs. At the heart of Thrash, that's really all you can ask for. The effects of how masterfully composed this album is has lend the production a unique ethos that makes it feel human. This is a group of guys who know what die-hard Thrash fans want to hear, and they know how to put it on their 2022 album "Wrath of the Gods".
        
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