Scorched (USA-DE)
Ecliptic Butchery


4.0
excellent


Release Date: 2018 | Tracklist

Review Summary: Smelly

Fuck an intro. Here we get b-movie horror inspired death metal. Villainous tremolo picked riffs and barbaric rhythmic assaults are broken up by hideous leads and batshit crazy solos. The impressive songwriting is backed by an excellent and varied drumming performance. Matt Izzi is an OSDM prodigy behind the kit, always seeming to come through with a way to push the songs along in headbangable and interesting ways. Look at "Bodies Collect" for proof of his skills. One minute and twenty-five seconds in we get an almost proggy riff, and Izzi is right on top of it, making full use of his kit. A lot of thought goes into exactly how he will bludgeon you into a pile of gore. Now that I’ve thoroughly jerked off the drummer, let me speak on the band as a whole. You can sometimes tell which bands get together in a room and jam together for the writing process; those bands usually play off of each other better, and I would be surprised to learn if this wasn’t the case for Scorched. They play as a unit, the songs obviously meticulously crafted by minds that have a true passion for the macabre. Their clear vision also comes through in the way the album was produced. The drums sound crisp and organic, the guitars have real weight to them, and the vocals sound like they’re reverberating from deep inside a pitch black dungeon. Speaking of the vocals, Matt Kapa’s throat was fucking made to spew this filth. If you’re looking for a nice and murderous death metal album to bury you for Halloween…Ecliptic Butchery, bitch.



user ratings (44)
3.7
great

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Evok
October 22nd 2018


7759 Comments


YESSSS

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Hawks
October 22nd 2018


73793 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Nice. Band slayz.

Digging: Wake - Devouring Ruin

Deathconscious
October 22nd 2018


24874 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

damn, that was quick.

Digging: Shakey Graves - Look Alive

necropig
October 22nd 2018


6062 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Bodies collect is where it's at

Digging: Paysage d'Hiver - Im Wald

bloc
October 22nd 2018


61694 Comments


The crazy nigga did it

Digging: Fluke - Puppy

Deathconscious
October 22nd 2018


24874 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

oh shit, my first ghost neg. show yourself, pussy.

RippingCorpse1986
October 23rd 2018


3230 Comments


Stocked to hear this and the Outer Heaven album tonight.

Atari
Staff Reviewer
October 23rd 2018


25798 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

This riffs and I love the artwork as well

Digging: Paysage d'Hiver - Im Wald

Hawks
October 23rd 2018


73793 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Outer Heaven is better but yeah this slays. Their debut rules hard too.

Deathconscious
October 23rd 2018


24874 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Their debut rules hard too. [2]

naughtcturnal
October 23rd 2018


1456 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

album art rules need to check this out

oltnabrick
October 23rd 2018


39516 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

goes hard love it

Digging: Filth Of Mankind - The Final Chapter

calmrose
October 23rd 2018


5669 Comments


sick review for a sick album

Hawks
October 23rd 2018


73793 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

[2]

Deathconscious
October 24th 2018


24874 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Someone send my review to the band, i need validation.

bloc
October 24th 2018


61694 Comments


Can people in dm bands even read?

necropig
October 24th 2018


6062 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Only band logos

Deathconscious
October 24th 2018


24874 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

"Could you read this word out loud?"

"Uhhh...a-a...f...uhh..."

"Alright, let's try this." *puts band logo in front of death metal band member* "read the word out loud, please."

"XavlegbmaofffassssitimiwoamndutroabcwapwaeiippohfffX."

Deathconscious
October 24th 2018


24874 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

that's a real band btw.

bloc
October 24th 2018


61694 Comments


Lmao true they have their own language



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