Winds Of Plague
Against the World


5.0
classic

Review

by Nikkolae USER (21 Reviews)
June 13th, 2011 | 51 replies | 8,050 views


Release Date: 2011 | Tracklist

Review Summary: "Insert Your Musical Genre Of Choice Here" done right!

8 of 13 thought this review was well written

Winds of Plague are a Hardcore/Metal band that tend to blend some elements of black metal in their music, the band had a huge jump start with their Sophomore album Decimate the Weak. after the downfall that The Great Stone War was you may ask yourself What Is Different Now?, I am soooo glad You dear reader just asked that.

Opener Raise the Dead blends the use of their (smoking hot) pianist who utilizes a very classic style harmonies that give the song a very pleasant feel until you're smashed in the face by the brutality of “One for the Butcher” the first proper track with very heavy instrumentation, The riffs are very creative and don't feel stale at any point, the breakdowns are something that this band can do very well, especially on this song since it packs enough meat to make it really pleasing.

The vocals are heavy and powerful, packed full of emotion and pain, you can hear Johnny Plague pouring his soul on his throat as he belts out with the utmost hate and aggression he can muster. Also he's taken a note on the whole lyrics deal and has decided to crank it up to 11, making this his most honest and passionate lyrics ever, (see Drop the Match for this).

The musicianship is top notch, the guitars are as crisp and crushing as usual, the usage of the pianist gives a whole new texture to the songs. The bass is prominent in every song not only the breakdowns, the drumming is tight and creative and often carries the songs along pretty well with tasty fills and a clean cut double bass technique.

Songs like “Refined In Fire”, “Drop The Match” & “California” will give you the best idea of this new found musician style WoP has bumped into, Heavy, Crisp, Scary & all round Brutal yet tasteful and refined.

This of course is a joke, this album is a joke, and aside the pianist and the drummer, I’d say the whole band is too.



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Comments:Add a Comment 
Nikkolae
June 13th 2011



4767 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

Alana Potocnik is so hot omg

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RobotJesus
June 13th 2011



431 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5 | Sound Off

Oh god i thought this was a serious review and no Kristen Randall takes the cake

ShadowRemains
June 13th 2011



20236 Comments


ewwwwwwwww

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
June 13th 2011



49788 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

"Winds Of Plague are a hardcore/metal band"

I didn't read past that.

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
June 13th 2011



49788 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

Oh snap, a joke review.
You got me.

Nikkolae
June 13th 2011



4767 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

lol

NocteDominum
Contributing Reviewer
June 13th 2011



6937 Comments


Got Trebor good lol.

Nikkolae
June 13th 2011



4767 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

in all seriousness listen to the tracks i said, that way you'll know what this whole atrocity sounds like

pizzamachine
June 13th 2011



12571 Comments


Review fooled me too XD

POS

AfterTheBreakdown
June 13th 2011



7106 Comments


haha nice review. pos'd.

someguest
June 13th 2011



20285 Comments


you have a whorish taste in women

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AfterTheBreakdown
June 13th 2011



7106 Comments


the new keyboardist is way hotter.

someguest
June 13th 2011



20285 Comments


hotter than this?

WHY THE FUCK DON'T ARROWS WORK

my avatar

AfterTheBreakdown
June 13th 2011



7106 Comments


lol

NocteDominum
Contributing Reviewer
June 13th 2011



6937 Comments


lol[2]

pizzamachine
June 13th 2011



12571 Comments


lol [3]

XfingTheSullen
June 13th 2011



2372 Comments


Lol. You fooled me as well.

XfingTheSullen
June 13th 2011



2372 Comments


I suggest changing your rating to this album to an appropriate one, your review will still have a 5 for it so don't worry.

psykonaut
June 13th 2011



3913 Comments


i chortled.

RosaParks
June 14th 2011



14592 Comments


never fooled me
nobody would ever seriously give this a 5 so



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