Desaster are a band from Germany that has been around since the mid 90's and plays a mixture of black metal and thrash and this is a review of a double compilation that shows plenty of bands doing cover versions of their songs and was also rleeased by Grom Records and we will review the songs one by one.
1.Intro-Crowd noises and a live concert are featured on this intro that starts off the album
2.Kolac brings us "Crypts Of Dracul" which starts out with wind sounds before adding in synths a few seconds later and after a few minutes the music gets heavier along with some black metal screams and melodic riffing and the song is also very long and epic in length with the faster sections using a decent amount of blast beats.
3.Slaughtered Priest brings us "Metalized Blood" which starts out with some German style thrash riffing and grim black metal vocals a few seconds later and the music goes for a retro style of black/thrash metal.
4.Guerra Total brings us "The Swords Will Never Sink" a song that uses a great amount of melodic guitar leads and also has an 80's feeling that reminds me of some of the Brazilian bands of that era and the song also remains true to a blackened thrash metal direction.
5.Volcanic brings us "Sworn To Avenge" a song that goes for more of a first wave style of black metal while also mixing in a good dose of thrash and also utilizing a great amount of meldic riffing into the song.
6.Bloodthirst brings us "Beasts Of Wrath And Victory" a song that starts out with an old school 80's style of death metal while the music is still very heavily influenced by black and thrash metal.
7.Bonehunter brings us "Venomous Stench" another song that remains true to a Germanic blackened style of thrash metal.
8.Fatal Embrace brings us "Hellbangers" a very raw and heavy black/thrash metal song that also has a very heavy 80's atmosphere to it.
9.Extirpation brings us "Hellfire's Dominion" a very heavy raw and aggressive old school black/thrash metal track that also brings in a bit of the early 90's second wave style and a great amount of blast beats.
10.Satanika brings us "Symphony Of Vengeance" a song that has a very heavily 90's orientated German thrash metal sound to it while the vocals are in more of a black metal direction
11.Invocacian brings us "Spare No Coward" a song that starts out with some very grim sounding black metal screams which they also mix in with an 80's style of thrash as well as adding in a touch of death metal.
12..Triumphant brings us "Past...Present...Future..." a song that is very heavily rooted in black and thrash metal but done with a more catchy approach as well as adding in a bit of the more raw second wave style at times.
13.Terrorhammer brings us "Devil's Sword" a song that is a very old school and 80's orientated black/thrash metal song.
14.Nocturnal Witch brings us "Witchcraft" a song that goes for a raw style of black metal but also havign a mid 80's death thrash vibe.
15.Tirani brings us "And The Powers Above" a song that starts out with some clean playing and exotic sounding scales as well as adding in a small amount of synths before going into more of a heavy and melodic black/death metal direction.
16.The Meads Of Asphodel brings us "Casteland" a song that starts out with clean playing and atmospheric sounds and a few seconds later the music starts getting more heavier along with some melodic leads and the song also goes for an old school style of black metal.
17.Sanctifier brings us "Profanation" a song that goes for more of an old school mixture of death. thrash and black metal.
1.Futhark brings us "Hell-born" a song that starts off with a very ritualistic and demonic sound before going into a first wave black metal direction along with a touch of thrash.
2.Speed Command brings us "Face Of Darkness" a song that goes for a mid 80's style of black metal.
3.Hellocauster brings us "Teutonic Steel" a song that starts out with a very melodic guitar lead and riffs that also follow the same pattern before going into more of an old school style of black metal.
4.Lux Divina brings us "In A Winter Battle' a song that goes for a very retro and melodic style of black/thrash metal which also brings in a small amount of acoustic guitars and clean singing vocals.
5.Witchburner brings us "Divine Blasphemies" a song that goes for a very raw and primitive black/death metal direction as well as utilizing a great amount of blast beats and a touch of thrash.
6.Nocturnal brings us "Tears Of An Old Wizard" a song that starts out with a very dark and melodic sound and a powerful bass guitar before going for a more old school style of black metal t hat is more closer to the mid 80's or early 90's style.
7.Hellsword brings us "Alliance To The Power Throne" a song that starts out with violins and the sounds of war before going into more of an 80's black/thrash metal direction along with a great amount of melody.
8.In Corpore Mortis brings us "As The Deadwood Calls" a song that starts out with an atmospheric sound and clean playing before going into a grim and melodic style of black metal.
9.War-Head brings us "Nekropolis Kartago" a song that goes for more of a raw old school style of black metal as well as adding in a touch of thrash and melodic death metal.
10.Incinerador brings us "Into A Magical Night" a song that goes for an 80's style of black/thrash metal as well as adding in a touch of early death metal.
11.Dirges brings us "Except No Release" a song that goes for more of a dark, heavy and melodic style of black and death metal while also adding in a touch of German thrash.
12.Enoid brings us "Sacrilege" that has more of a raw black/thrash metal sound than what they have with their original music.
13.Evil brings us "Thou Shalt be King" a song that starts out with clean guitar playing before going into more of a raw black metal direction that also utilizes a great amount of blast beats.
14.Siculicidium beings us "A Skyline In Flame - A Touch Of Medieval Darkness" a song that starts out with clean playing that almost has a pagan feeling to it and once melodic guitar leads are added into the music the song starts getting heavier as well as bringing in grim black metal screams.
15.Graves Of Saints brings us "In The Ban of Satan's Sorcery" a song that has a very vintage early 90's black metal sound to it.
In conclusion I feel this is a very great sounding compilation and I would recommend it to all fans of Desaster, black, death metal and thrash. 8 out of 10.