Thursday, March 22, 2012

Skeletonwitch/Forever Abomination/Prosthetic Records/2011 CD Review

Skeletonwitch are a band from Ohio that plays a black, death and thrash metal and this is a review of their 2012 album "Forever Abomination" which was released by Prosthetic Records.

Drums range from slow, mid paced to fast drumming with some blast beats being thrown in at times, while the bass playing has a very strong and powerful tone with some melodic black/thrash riffing that dominates throughout the recording.

Rhythm guitars range from slow, mid paced to fast riffs that combine black, death and thrash metal together with a good amount of melodic riffing, while the lead guitars are very melodic sounding guitar solos or leads that have a NWOBHM feeling to them at times.

Vocals are mostly high pitched black metal screams mixed in with some deep death metal growls, while the lyrics cover dark, occult and violent themes, as for the production it has a very strong, powerful, heavy and professional sound and you can hear all of the musical instruments that are present on this recording.

In my opinion Skeletonwitch are a very great sounding black/death/thrash metal hybrid and if you are a fan of this style, you should check out this band. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Reduced To The Failure Of Prayer" "The Infernal Ressurection" "Cleaver Of Souls" and "MY Skin Of Deceit". RECOMMENDED BUY.