Innumerable Forms
Dark Worship


3.5
great

Review

by Pine Cone Massacre USER (203 Reviews)
September 26th, 2010 | 28 replies


Release Date: 2010 | Tracklist

Review Summary: Have you looked Evil in the face lately?

This Sunday ***ing blows. After three brutal nine hour shifts that comprised the latter part of my week, I was looking to blow some steam on Sunday with some good old fashioned Cracker Barrel and American football. However, nothing would go according to plan. Cracker Barrel was packed inside and out for the next 2 hours which denied me of my half and half iced tea, a three veggie plate, meatloaf and biscuits with strawberry jelly. I was upset but I shrugged it off because I went to a kickass buffet soon after. When I got home later I popped in front of the eighty inch tube on my UFO couch and got comfortable. Well, Carolina’s playing was inconsistent which ruled in another loss to their already less than stellar season. But worst of all was how poorly my fantasy team performed this weak. They were god damn awful (*** YOU AUSTIN, WELKER, MCCOY) and despite being one of my only outlets for channeling happiness, Big Sexy let me down which left me fuming and in need of hateful music. This is where Innumerable Forms comes into play.

Innumerable Forms is an excellent new death metal outfit from Boston, Massachusetts. Led by multi instrumentalist Justin Detore, this one man outfit creates some of the dirtiest, darkest and raw sounding OSDM to come out of the American scene in quite some time. His first contribution to the metal scene is Dark Worship, a pulverizing three track expedition into the fiery depths of Christ’s least favorite place. Hell. Or McDonalds you be the judge. The sound of Innumerable Forms is decidedly old school in flavor, mixing Swedish and Floridian brutality into a quaint little ten minute EP for all those Incantation/Grave fan boys/girls out there.

One man metal bands often get lauded because let’s be honest here. There is way too much ego/douchebaggery in metal. Prime example being a certain Norwegian paleface that is currently paying off the tabs of all the churches he’s burnt down. However, Justin isn’t having any of that. His ability to craft competent if not excellent mid paced death metal should be commended based on the effort he displays here. The guitar tone is dense, crushing and heavily distorted, recalling the early 90’s Stockholm sound. Justin weaves through low to mid tempos while throwing in fiendish solos to compliment the skull bashing nature of I.F. There are some real classy groove here and along with the speedier riff outbursts there really isn’t much else you could ask more than that. Vocals are another highlight. His voice is decidedly Satan friendly, implementing fiendishly guttural growls that remain unintelligible for the entire eleven minute length. Guy could be singing about cod fish and pencils and it would still be ***ing brootal. The rhythm section is impressive, more so that Justin is responsible for both respective positions. Drums don’t try to do to much, they are utilized solely for providing a nice steady beat. Bass is low in the mix due to the semi raw production values but that’s not really an issue to me.

The music is generally catchy while always aggressive. This EP should appeal to most metallers unless your favorite death metal band happens to be Wintersun. Then I would still recommend it to you but only after I give you a swift kick to the face. Production isn’t the rawest that I’ve heard but still emits that old school vibe to it. Songwriting is balanced and musicianship is superb. No pretense, no overbearing snare hits, no breakdowns and no auto tuned clean choruses will be found here. If you love dark, atmospheric death metal in the vein of Incantation, Portal and Autopsy then you should love this .



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ShadowRemains
September 26th 2010


20842 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

review reads higher than a 3.5

then again it is an EP

its good though, pos'd

i'll check this out, fosho

BallsToTheWall
September 26th 2010


44472 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Two, three more songs on here and it would be a 4 no doubt. Not too hard to find so cheers.

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AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
September 26th 2010


16137 Comments


Yeah, I'm generally not too generous with rating EPs either. Sorry about your Panthers bro.

Glad the Falcons pulled a win out of their ass. That was one kick-ass game.

BallsToTheWall
September 26th 2010


44472 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Nobody on my offense scored a touchdown what the fuck. Aaron Rogers needs 5, Jones Drew need 4 and Gates needs 3.

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
September 26th 2010


16137 Comments


This is true.

Also, I saw that Dishammer album on vinyl at a record store around here. Really regretting not picking it up after having listened to the album.

BallsToTheWall
September 26th 2010


44472 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I;m more agitated then I have been in the past year so if this moodiness continues I expect to write more. Have a broad list of albums I enjoy right now.


Dishammer rules, if I had any knowledge towards vinyl I probably would have bought it. No significant loss though.

SCREAM!
September 26th 2010


10137 Comments


"But worse of all was how poorly my fantasy team performed this weak."
Typo alert

Good review man sounds like i need to get on this

SCREAM!
September 26th 2010


10137 Comments


"But worse of all was how poorly my fantasy team performed this weak."
Typo alert

Good review man sounds like i need to get on this

SCREAM!
September 26th 2010


10137 Comments


"But worse of all was how poorly my fantasy team performed this weak."
Typo alert

Good review man sounds like i need to get on this

ShadowRemains
September 26th 2010


20842 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

computer fail

SCREAM!
September 26th 2010


10137 Comments


fucking computers how do they work

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
September 26th 2010


16410 Comments


fuck yeah Boston represent

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BallsToTheWall
September 26th 2010


44472 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eSN8Cwit_s&ob=av2n

fromtheinside
September 26th 2010


18363 Comments


patriots took care of srs business today, i'd say it was a good day. would be even better if the jets get put on their ass

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Crysis
Staff Reviewer
September 26th 2010


16410 Comments


The Bills actually did a good job for most of the game, it was really close until the end.

Hawks
September 26th 2010


35824 Comments


Well the Steelers beat the piss out of the Bucs so I'm happy Hell yes Charlie Batch!

BallsToTheWall
September 26th 2010


44472 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Max about 200 +. Should be doing more but cant seem to bulk up any higher than 157 or any significant progressions. Started taking Jack3d in hopes.

ShadowRemains
September 26th 2010


20842 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

my god this fuckin rules

better release a full-length...

BallsToTheWall
September 26th 2010


44472 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Glad you dig it.

ShadowRemains
September 26th 2010


20842 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

:D



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