Repugnant
Epitome of Darkness


5.0
classic

Review

by CaptainDooRight USER (93 Reviews)
March 23rd, 2012 | 41 replies | 3,886 views


Release Date: 2006 | Tracklist

Review Summary: Passion Defined

2 of 3 thought this review was well written

Pure truth that never ends. If you've never heard of these guys or listened to this album for that matter, you need to literally drop everything your doing right now[including your penis Ire].

Never has passion been captured so well since the great flood of nephilim demons. First of all the backbone of Repugnant is in their blood. While the Swedes don't always make great music, they definitely have the ability to do so within them. Everything about "Epitome of Darkness" is pure. These guys don't write blasting fast thrash riffs for the sack of doing so. I mean by this is the music seems to feel so natural, as if guitarist Tobias just picked up his axe, waved his hand over, and pure originality came out of it. For an artist to write extreme music while being original is almost unheard. Usually you get bands who make skill but sound like all their counterparts. Literally, there is not one dull track on this LP. Every songs is pure genius. Where Jesus' teachings could fill all the libraries of the world, the details of every awesome moment in "Epitome of Darkness" could do the same.

Starting with the production which is the backbone of "EOD", the instrumental level all balanced perfectly so that the end and low ends of every sound pushes just hard enough. You can blast this album as loud as you want. The vocals are evil and filthy and never tweak out of composure, but rather their upfront, and in your face, holding just enough reverb in them to rest nicely on your ears. What really makes this album amazing is the audible bass that seems to have a real crusty feel to them. Bassist G. Grotesque can be best heard on "Another Vision" where he backs up the lead guitarist' solo's. G. Grotesque bass lines fit perfectly on the drummer bass beats which just oozes of enjoyment. He can often be heard on many tracks, backing up the riffs while poping out as a hook to the next riff or continuation of the current.

Although "Epitome of Darkness" is laced with endless riffs that are as heavy as Rhino testicles, they fit all in perfect unison. To have every song just as heavy as the last, and still be successful is a feat worth mentioning. It's like a sandwhich where the bread is a good as the internal contents. The album opening and closer start off purely true. "Hungry of the Damned" starts off with just enough mellow riffs to get your ears accustomed to the production's atmosphere before unleashing everything it can do. During the onslaught Repugnant shows everyone they are more than capable of thrashing and deathing harder than anything you've heard before, while still sounding completely original while doing it. The riffs are so heavy and fresh and never show signs of letting up due to human fatigue.

If you want passion you will listen to this now. Repugnant's "Epitome of Darkness" is one of the best albums to come out of 2005 that should be known for many more years to come. This is album that will never to deliver on all accounts. When passion is truth, truth is passion.



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CaptainDooRight
March 23rd 2012



26549 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

m/




Digging: Deniro Farrar - The Patriarch II

MoosechriS
March 23rd 2012



4646 Comments


Review much at the moment? Theyve all been awesome

Digging: Durazis - Prayer Rehearsal

CaptainDooRight
March 23rd 2012



26549 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

thanks bro, just feelin it man, i can't hold back, the passion is pushing me



check this now

Fluttertrank
March 23rd 2012



16977 Comments


Good review....reviews. But man some are going to rage on you for doing this. You could easily right them and wait to upload them.

and yes pos'd

Digging: Xanthochroid - Blessed He With Boils

CaptainDooRight
March 23rd 2012



26549 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

thanks bro but I can't deny the passion if I didn't write these up on the spur of the moment like I just did, then I wouldn't be true and I'd gay like indie pop fags

plus Chuck is pissed there isn't any m/ on the front page

Fluttertrank
March 23rd 2012



16977 Comments


hahaha there should only be m/ on the front page.

CaptainDooRight
March 23rd 2012



26549 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

now you're speaking truth, do you have passion in your heart?

Fluttertrank
March 23rd 2012



16977 Comments


I do have passion.

Ovrot
March 23rd 2012



10255 Comments


m/
album slays

this is the same dude from ghost too

Ovrot
March 23rd 2012



10255 Comments


EATINGGGGGGGGGG FROM A COFFFFFFFFFFFFIN

fulgrim
March 23rd 2012



1542 Comments


/m day.

CaptainDooRight
March 23rd 2012



26549 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

yeah bro Friday's slow so I thought I'd contribute to the m/ cause

plus I've been thinking about Chuck alot lately too

fulgrim
March 23rd 2012



1542 Comments


well at least i've got some good stuff to listen to over the weekend now.

CaptainDooRight
March 23rd 2012



26549 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

hell yeah fulgrim, stay true

Fluttertrank
March 23rd 2012



16977 Comments


"plus I've been thinking about Chuck alot lately too"

Scream Bloody Gore review?

CaptainDooRight
March 23rd 2012



26549 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

no bro I can't review an album that's already been done, that's deal between me and the mods to exist

but damn if I could I'd review that hard, fuck need to listen now!!

YUJOS
March 23rd 2012



890 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

Captain you're on fire!!!

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CaptainDooRight
March 23rd 2012



26549 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

sup bro, you need to hear this now, it's amazing

www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7jVVBn9s6w

Ovrot
March 23rd 2012



10255 Comments


Go review everything on my iron sludge tits list captain

CaptainDooRight
March 23rd 2012



26549 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

i actually listened to them all last night at least once through and am gonna jam them again, some good, some okay, but bro did you reply to my message about the instrumental death band? i wanna rev that hard bro



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