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Wormed, Exodromos
(Willowtip Records)

03/14/13
By Eric Saeger news@hippopress.com



3/14/2013 -  Touted as a “prog-metal” band, this Spanish crew is at least familiar with Neil Peart-style conceptual bloviation: this LP constitutes their second foray into “futuristic science concepts and chaotic visions of the last human left in cosmos, Krighsu.” The music doesn’t support such big-forehead posturing, however, not when most of it sounds like cutting-room-floor Dillinger Escape Plan/Cannibal Corpse and almost none of it kicks ass. If I could have found something nice to say about this, I would have, but I’m hard-pressed even to give it a second listen, not when the singer uses this weird throat-windy technique, consisting of two tones, on every song. It’s freaking stupid.  You could speed up a Pelican album and listen to it with your car window open while driving on the highway and get the same effect. When are all these wankers going to just surrender and take a few voice lessons, at least to experiment with new booger-monster growls? C






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