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5 stars First thing i can say about this masterpiece: it's not for everyone. If you're very into "classic" prog stuff, you will not get this one.

This record is the Zeuhl bible. The gem of a whole genre. This one is Mekanik Destruktiw Kommandoh, considered by many fans, the best Magma album (i don't think so, because i love all their material).

Hortz FŘr Dehn Steckehn West is the first track: i always thought this song is something like the trains that went to Aschwitsz. It begins very dark with a teutonic sound and intense bass. The majesty begins with the choral voices, having to Stella as the leader. The tempo increase every time. Infernal track.

To not mention all the songs (7), i'll mention three more. I know you aren't attracted by my opinion (?).

From De Zeuhl Wortz Mekanik to Kreuhn Kohrmann is de HŘndin, the music is destroyer. But the most important moment here is Mekanik Kommandoh in my opinion. And i'm gonna tell you why: all the darkness and tension accumulated in the previous 5 tracks explode, making a devastation in your soul. When you hear it in any live record, you'll se that you end up tired. This music is really intense.

The last track (Kreuhn Kohrmann is de HŘndin) is like a zombie procesion with a legion of antichrists. It's one of the most apocalyptic songs i ever heard!

Definitely, this album is revolucionary. Anything sounded like this back at the time (and neither now). So, i have nothing more to say.


mau | 5/5 |


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