Ash Ketchum
Growing Up Is Giving Up


5.0
classic

Review

by Frederick Metzengerstein USER (202 Reviews)
November 22nd, 2012 | 46 replies | 5,355 views


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

10 of 10 thought this review was well written

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



14484 Comments


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

Digging: Ian Anderson - Homo Erraticus

Funeralopolis
November 21st 2012



10427 Comments


xashxketchumx

Digging: CunninLynguists - Oneirology

bloc
November 21st 2012



34489 Comments


Best band name ever

Digging: Gamma Ray - Empire of the Undead

BallsToTheWall
November 21st 2012



44164 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

x666x

bloc
November 21st 2012



34489 Comments


more like x150x amirite?

Funeralopolis
November 21st 2012



10427 Comments


lol

BallsToTheWall
November 21st 2012



44164 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



19961 Comments


oh my God gotta insta-5 this already

Digging: Lo-Fang - Blue Film

Funeralopolis
November 21st 2012



10427 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



19961 Comments


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

BallsToTheWall
November 21st 2012



44164 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Needs moar tentacles Funeral.

Relinquished
November 21st 2012



22321 Comments


dude i miss your reviews like this man so fucking beautiful

Jruined
November 21st 2012



1272 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.



Spec
November 21st 2012



26833 Comments


what the fuck

ShadowRemains
November 21st 2012



19427 Comments


USE THUNDERBOLT

Lunarfall
November 21st 2012



3177 Comments


what the hell am i looking at here?

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
November 22nd 2012



9467 Comments


The tracklist made me laugh so hard.

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ProjectFreak
November 22nd 2012



1152 Comments


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Digging: The Hotelier - Home, Like NoPlace Is There

BallsToTheWall
November 22nd 2012



44164 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

BLASTOISE BUBBLE BEAM



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