Twiztid
W.I.C.K.E.D.


3.5
great

Review

by djon96 USER (22 Reviews)
October 23rd, 2010 | 16 replies


Release Date: 2009 | Tracklist


Twiztid have been releasing albums pretty consistently since forming out of the former House of Krazees. For what it's worth, most of their albums have been a pretty solid mix of horror-themed rap, stoner anthems, the occasional sex rap and tributes to rappers Jamie Madrox and Monoxide's nerdier interests, like toys and comic books. W.I.C.K.E.D. differentiates from past albums by the duo in devoting itself almost solely to horror themes, which makes this album stand out from the rest of their catalog. The title stands for "Wish I Could Kill Every Day". The introduction sets up the concept that once a crazed killer has murdered everyone else in the world, will he commit suicide or sit alone in his personalized hell?

Twiztid is:

Jamie Madrox
Monoxide

The spooky spoken intro and "Kill With Us", a kind of thrash metal-type track, set the mood for the album, and we jump into the duo's regular hip hop style. Two different singles present opposite horror intentions: "Buckets of Blood", as viewed with its music video, is a cartoon song, and naturally the video the associates with it is animated. "HA Ha HA Ha HA Ha" is a different case altogether. It's quite possibly one of the most unsettling and scariest songs ever produced, and the associated music video is the closest thing the duo has ever come to producing a slasher film. The song itself is scary on its own - a song told from the point of a serial killer describing some of his daily life, but the video itself (which is in black and white and features both members as two very different serial killers who eventually cross paths) is genuinely more creepy than most modern horror movies.

Quite a wide range of horror subject matter is covered here: suicide pops up in "Death Note", there's a haunted hotel story in "Krossroads Inn", the idea of being buried alive is covered in the soul-funk-esque "All of the Above", psychological horror (and a touch of teen angst) provides the backbone for "They Told Me", tortured love is overviewed in "Bella Morte", and the beyond is approached in "When I Get to Hell" (because Heaven is clearly out of the question for these characters).

Ending the album is the rock track "Woe Woe", which not only works in the context of the album, but is solid enough to be enjoyed outside of its original tracklist. It's dark, it's moody, and it's not the kind of song you would expect from this group. Not that the group hasn't done rock music before - Their Mutant album was entirely devoted to this - but this song is unlike any rock or hip hop track the band has ever done.

While some editions of the album come with bonus tracks, the album is significantly better without them. The bonus tracks aren't bad, though. They're good, but the album works best within its concept and storyline without them. If you decide to stock up on horrorcore, this is definitely an album worth picking up. This is a great horror album. It even includes a solid club rap: "Whoop - Whoop", which is perfect Halloween party material, including some memorable horror-themed rhymes and the album's sole shot-out to marijuana.



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Comments:Add a Comment 
random
October 23rd 2010


2270 Comments


Who has the tolerance to listen to these guys? Not me, that's for sure. But hey, that's my opinion.

random
October 23rd 2010


2270 Comments


Also, pos.

Curse.
Contributing Reviewer
October 23rd 2010


8019 Comments


lol twiztid

Bleekill
October 23rd 2010


832 Comments


"HA Ha HA Ha HA Ha" is a different case altogether. It's quite possibly one of the most unsettling and scariest songs ever produced"

lol

Decently written review but this band is fuckin' trash imo.

botb
October 23rd 2010


9760 Comments


i really cannot imagine this being a 3.7 average sputnik.

Digging: Solstafir - Ótta

1MicLight
October 23rd 2010


80 Comments

Album Rating: 1.0

Fuckin Juggalos, how do they work?

Urinetrouble
October 23rd 2010


5764 Comments


hey, kid who wrote this review, if you want good hororcore rap, download this for free legally at oddfuture.com: Earl Sweatshirt-EARL

Bleekill
October 24th 2010


832 Comments


[img]http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/500/4334215/Twiztid+mnt17.jpg[/img]

Dryden
October 24th 2010


13138 Comments


they will help him not get stabbed

djon96
October 24th 2010


131 Comments


Fuckin Juggalos, how do they work?


http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/Juggalo

djon96
October 24th 2010


131 Comments


The artist is TWIZTID. ICP does not appear on this album. There is no reason to discuss ICP here.

djon96
June 25th 2011


131 Comments


if you want good hororcore rap, download this for free legally at oddfuture.com: Earl
Sweatshirt-EARL


OFWGKTA is not horrorcore. And it's garbage. Tyler the Creator actually said in an interview that
Gravediggaz suck. OFWGKTA are morons.

Bron-Yr-Aur
June 25th 2011


4405 Comments


shut up

Satellite
June 25th 2011


20826 Comments


oh okay

Counterfeit
June 25th 2011


17819 Comments


"Tyler the Creator actually said in an interview that Gravediggaz suck"

WAIT. WAIT. WAIT. WAIT. Are you telling me right now that because of his opinions on other music, that his music is automatically garbage?

fucking opinions, how do they work?

Counterfeit
June 25th 2011


17819 Comments


HEY MAN YOU LIKE INSANE CLOWN POSSE AND EMINEM THAT CAN'T WORK



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