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.


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Evok
October 22nd 2018


7701 Comments


YESSSS

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Hawks
October 22nd 2018


72298 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Nice. Band slayz.

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AdolfChrist
October 22nd 2018


21518 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

damn, that was quick.

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necropig
October 22nd 2018


5508 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Bodies collect is where it's at

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bloc
October 22nd 2018


56334 Comments


The crazy nigga did it

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AdolfChrist
October 22nd 2018


21518 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

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

RippingCorpse1986
October 22nd 2018


3226 Comments


Stocked to hear this and the Outer Heaven album tonight.

Atari
Staff Reviewer
October 22nd 2018


24689 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

This riffs and I love the artwork as well

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Hawks
October 22nd 2018


72298 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

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

AdolfChrist
October 23rd 2018


21518 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Their debut rules hard too. [2]

naughtcturnal
October 23rd 2018


1053 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

album art rules need to check this out

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oltnabrick
October 23rd 2018


37116 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

goes hard love it

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calmrose
October 23rd 2018


5009 Comments


sick review for a sick album

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Hawks
October 23rd 2018


72298 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

[2]

AdolfChrist
October 23rd 2018


21518 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

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

bloc
October 24th 2018


56334 Comments


Can people in dm bands even read?

necropig
October 24th 2018


5508 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Only band logos

AdolfChrist
October 24th 2018


21518 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."

AdolfChrist
October 24th 2018


21518 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

that's a real band btw.

bloc
October 24th 2018


56334 Comments


Lmao true they have their own language



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