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3 stars The band of Thrash Metal activity and a variety of might have been working on the creation of the music character as a main current in the early the 80's with individuality indeed. successfully.However, the main current and the derivation of the band that contributes to the establishment of Death Metal might be able to be counted as an original creation that Slayer and Venom did. And, the spur is hung on the part of the base further by individuality and the activity of this "Death".

The band that had become basic of Death was called "Mantas". In this band that had been formed in Florida in 1983, the Bass player was an irregular band of the absence. The existence of the band that had gone out the influence by Black Metal might have been remarkable at this time. It became dissolution as a result though Mantas produced the demo tape in 1984. However, Chuck Schuldiner aims at a real activity to get on the main current of Thrash Metal. To face the formation of Death from the production of the demo tape, it keeps producing the demo tape in California. The band from which it got on this flow exchanged Combat Record with the contract and debuted. However, the situation that kept being groped continued to the member of the band. In addition, to develop the band, Chuck Schuldiner faces the time of the reorganization of the member. Rick Rozz of a temporarily active with Massacre companion proposes the story of the union for the development of Chuck Schuldiner and Death that returned to Florida. And, the band that received drum player's Bill Andrews with Bass player's Terry Butler put power by "Leprosy" further. The tour and their activity with the video gradually multiply the spur by the band. However, the music character is converted through necessity by Rick Rozz's seceding as for the band.

James Murphy active with Agent Steel in place of Rick Rozz has been appointed in this album. It is said that Chuck Schuldiner had confidence in the member of the band at this time and the music character. This band has been exactly developing the music character by member's changing places. It might be an album with the content to which the directionality of the band and the element of the nucleus are established by this album exactly.

"Living Monstrosity" keeps the dash feeling from Riff of the picking of fast Alternative. A rhythm that puts fast and slow and a technical composition might be proofs to which the band greatly advanced. The flow that elements of a few Black Metal contain original harmony and the dash feeling might be splendid.

"Altering The Future" multiuses the rhythm of six from a heavy rhythm and Riff and advances. It shifts from the composition of complex Riff to the part of the dash feeling. A technical element of the band might go out exactly. The composition and the flow that the forecast doesn't adhere are splendid.

The band dashes from the beginning in "Defensive Personalities" in union. Riff that explodes while continuing fast development shifts to the part where fast and slow was put. Riff and rhythm that develops one after another while continuing dash feeling. And, Solo of the guitar that explodes because of the rhythm of six is impressive.

"Within The Mind" twines from original harmony a heavy rhythm and Riff and progresses. And, the dash feeling is continued from the flow that puts fast and slow. The melody of the guitar might be composed well.

"Spiritual Healing" advances with heavy atmosphere from the melody to make good use of Topping. Riff of a complete guitar continues. It rushes into the part of the dash feeling as atmosphere that Black Metal is good twining a little. And, the flow that shifts from the part with more complete Riff to the part of original harmony is splendid.

A steady rhythm and Riff of "Low Life" are impressive. Melody in close relation to dash feeling. Riff and rhythm that puts fast and slow. In addition, steady rhythm and song. The flow and atmosphere are kept good.

"Genetic Reconstruction" accompanies a rhythm steady from Riff of an impressive guitar. The rhythm and the melody with fast and slow will have an original flow. The flow that Solo of the guitar is good is continued.

"Killing Spree" shifts from the melody of an original guitar to a fast rhythm. Complete Riff and dash feeling. And, a complete oneness. The impression of this album is decided. The melody and the rhythm developed one after another might be splendid.

As for the part in the main current of various bands of Thrash Metal and Black Metal, one field might have been established by the music character of this band and the creation. And, the band advocated one item by the directionality of this album.

Kazuhiro | 3/5 |


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