Ash Ketchum
Growing Up Is Giving Up


5.0
classic

Review

by RATCHET SKANK 777 USER (203 Reviews)
November 22nd, 2012 | 46 replies


Release Date: 2012 | Tracklist

Review Summary: Remember my super cool Rattata? My Rattata is different from regular Rattata. It’s like my Rattata is in the top percentage of all Rattata

I want to be the very best
Like no one ever was
To catch them is my real test
To train them is my cause (oooh)
I will travel across the land
Searchin' far and wide
Each Pokemon to understand
The power that's inside! (Power inside!)

Pokemon!
It's you and me.
I know it's my destiny!
Pokemon!
Ooh you're my best friend
In a world we must defend!
Pokemon!
A heart so true
Our courage will pull us through
You teach me and I'll teach you
POKEMON

These inspirational words have been ushered down from generation to generation detailing the humble beginnings, promising potential and ultimately pokemon supremacy of legendary pokemon master Ash Ketchum. Starting his path as a naive, directionless young boy in quite Pallet Town and going on to boning Misty and wiping the smile of Gary's face time after time again, Ash was not aware of what he was to become...Little did he know that he would one day become pokemon imperator.

Fast forward a few years later and you have a genre defining hardcore band hailing from Daytona Beach, Florida producing masterful music that has Ludwig Van Beethoven rolling in his grave. Who is this band you say? Well, my friends they are Ash Ketchum. Named after the seminal protagonist of the pokemon story, Ash Ketchum, the band, skull*** you into indiscriminate death with a bone-jarring compilation of hardcore jams. To deliver this ostentatious message they offer you six tracks of face pillaging brutality that would make a Onix headbutt on a unsuspecting viking seem miniscule in comparison.

These dudes in Ash Ketchum ***ing shred man. Featuring throat shredding screams, battle ready riffage, spastic tempos and earthshaking breakdowns, you get intoxicated by the band's raw energy and emotion. The energy and emotion of this band's music is powerful enough to channel a mass Snorlax body slam on the city of Hiroshima, leaving all the surviving denizens to recall that Little Boy was nothing compared to a Snorlax body slam.

Guitars are thick and down-tuned, providing a desirable soundtrack to beating down poke haters and poke posers. Drums are militant and violent as ***. Think Hitmonchan being fed on deer antler extract and being home-schooled for 666 years by Proscriptor in the shadowy depths of Egypt. Vocals carry the aggressive music with a variety of low and high pitched screams. Having compelling lyrics such as "ASH KETCHUM MOTHER***ER" gives the music a motivational "Peaceful Warrior" like quality. *** your savior Jesus Christ! we have Ash Ketchum bitch!

In short, this is essential listening. Hardcore punk with pokemon worship, what's not to love.



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menawati
Contributing Reviewer
November 21st 2012


16026 Comments


Whats going on in the cover ? looks like some guy about to get a golf club up the ass

Digging: iamthemorning - Belighted

Funeralopolis
November 21st 2012


11419 Comments


xashxketchumx

Digging: Black Milk - No Poison No Paradise

bloc
November 21st 2012


34873 Comments


Best band name ever

BallsToTheWall
November 21st 2012


44482 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

x666x

Digging: Tove Lo - Queen of the Clouds

bloc
November 21st 2012


34873 Comments


more like x150x amirite?

Funeralopolis
November 21st 2012


11419 Comments


lol

BallsToTheWall
November 21st 2012


44482 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Yeah, brb, gotta see if there's anymore pomegranate wine.

foxblood
November 21st 2012


6797 Comments


well i like satan, satan milk, satan satan, and squads of squirtles

Cygnatti
November 21st 2012


21352 Comments


oh my God gotta insta-5 this already

Digging: Jon Hopkins - Immunity

Funeralopolis
November 21st 2012


11419 Comments


every time i see your name this is what i think of ffs

http://images4.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20110728124429/nintendo/en/images/b/b7/Cryogonal.png

Cygnatti
November 21st 2012


21352 Comments


me? I dun really like cryogonal but he's got a cool name so sweet

BallsToTheWall
November 21st 2012


44482 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Needs moar tentacles Funeral.

Relinquished
November 21st 2012


25100 Comments


dude i miss your reviews like this man so fucking beautiful

Jruined
November 21st 2012


1300 Comments


Jack Ketchum would be proud. Maybe not, don't know how he feels about Pokemon. Might need more bloodshed for him to be proud.



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Spec
November 21st 2012


27179 Comments


what the fuck

ShadowRemains
November 21st 2012


20847 Comments


USE THUNDERBOLT

Lunarfall
November 21st 2012


3179 Comments


what the hell am i looking at here?

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
November 22nd 2012


10211 Comments


The tracklist made me laugh so hard.

ProjectFreak
November 22nd 2012


1373 Comments


http://static4.fjcdn.com/comments/Wut+_9256f0e9a5f8f49fb95d097156b36913.jpg

BallsToTheWall
November 22nd 2012


44482 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

BLASTOISE BUBBLE BEAM



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