Congenital Death
Demo


3.5
great

Review

by rasputin USER (196 Reviews)
March 12th, 2012 | 13 replies | 2,174 views


Release Date: 2011 | Tracklist

Review Summary: to impress who?

1 of 1 thought this review was well written

Coming out of Philadelphia, Congenital Death is a hardcore band that is firmly rooted in the late 80s forms of thrashcore, a la Siege and D.R.I. (who CD cover faithfully). This demo consists of 8 short tracks of blasting riffs and raw vocals, embracing a DIY mood but presenting the style in such a way that only a band from 2012 playing 80s hardcore could.

Songwriting here is top notch, with the band employing stop-start tempos and alternating breaks - the way it's done reminds me a lot of the band Punch, where the volatility of powerviolence is used in full force but the band never ends up sounding like a powerviolence band. All of the songs, despite their short length, are engaging in the fullest and warrant repeated listens.

There isn't much else left to say about Congenital Death's demo - it's remarkably well-written and well worth hearing for all fans of hardcore punk. Do yourself a favour and pick up a copy of the tape as soon as possible.



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rasputin
March 12th 2012



14514 Comments


info as well as a full stream

http://congenitaldeath.blogspot.com

BallsToTheWall
March 12th 2012



44164 Comments


blasting riffs and raw vocals

Win.

Will give it a spin and rawk out to it tomorrow.

CaptainDooRight
March 12th 2012



28300 Comments


just listened to track one right now

win[2]

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rasputin
March 12th 2012



14514 Comments


yah it's a great demo

ThroneOfAgony
March 12th 2012



3485 Comments


killer reviw

MO
March 12th 2012



18198 Comments


good shit

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Wizard
March 12th 2012



19206 Comments


I find most hardcore to be pretty boring for the most part but this does sound like something up my alley. Love the concise review!

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Hep Kat
March 12th 2012



14994 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

i just saw this on a blog i like, so i downloaded it. will report back with my findingz

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Hep Kat
March 12th 2012



14994 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

ok don't like the vocals at all, but this ain't bad

cvlts
March 12th 2012



8954 Comments


blasting riffs and raw vocals. [2]

noice Siege reference.

rasputin
March 12th 2012



14514 Comments


sik

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
March 12th 2012



16134 Comments


swt sndff bro

rasputin
March 13th 2012



14514 Comments


ok don't like the vocals at all, but this ain't bad


just not your thin? I think they're very fitting

swt sndff bro


next review will be 23 words long



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