Catheter - Southwest Doom ViolencePosted on the 03 June 2012 by Ripplemusic
Denver dankstahz, Catheter, return with what is - in my humble opinion - their heaviest record yet.
Southwest Doom Violence (Selfmadegod Records) features great production; the bass shines on this record and the guitars sound more like a chainsaw than anything else. The vocals could be a little louder, however.
Most of the tracks keep it fast with an abundance of killer riffs, blast beats and brutal vocals to go around. Catheter has always schooled the rest in this regard, but the grinders keep it fresh with a few slower tunes in between. 'Encapsulation' is an excellent opening track and 'Turning Point' delivers the violence.
Catheter has a large volume of split-vinyl releases to their name (the splits with Entrails Massacre and Unholy Grave are pretty cool), with three full-lengths among them. Preamble to Oblivion and Dimension 303 stack up nicely alongside Terrorizer or The Kill. Southwest Doom Violence retains that quality, but reminds me a little of Coffins or Carbonized, even.
Catheter's music does all the talking (a good thing, as I can't understand much of what they are saying), so I'm keeping this one short. If you haven't yet heard Catheter, then you're doing something wrong. They are one of the best Grind bands around.
These articles might interest you :
Watch The Rolling Stones video for their new song Doom And Gloom. Plenty of sex and violence, so this may be considered as not-safe-work if your boss is a... Read moreBy Hctf
Nineteen songs from 29 Palms. Three debuts; megaton metal music. Three punishing bands are causing tremors and creating craters in the California sand. Desert... Read moreBy Ripplemusic
I always end up with this fuzzy feeling when I am about to watch a new Korean film. Lately, I have been furiously searching for new material and there seems to... Read moreBy Raghavmodi
Contributor: John KeeganIt doesn’t help that the investigations are aired out of order, in short runs, so what seems like it ought to be a fresh start for the... Read moreBy Entil2001
ENTERTAINMENT, TV & VIDEO
David Cronenberg's 2005 movie is interesting. It has its strong points, but some weak ones, as well, but overall, it is good film and projects a cool attitude... Read moreBy Diana
Contributor: John KeeganWritten by Robert Banks Stewert Directed by Douglas CamfieldRounding out the oft-praised Season 13 of Classic Who, “The Seeds of Doom” i... Read moreBy Entil2001
ENTERTAINMENT, TV & VIDEO
This August, turbulence and adventure become synonymous…Press ReleaseIDW is pleased to announce that this summer, Dave Stevens’ legendary, high-flying avenger o... Read moreBy Comicscritic
BOOKS, COMIC BOOKS, ENTERTAINMENT
MOST POPULAR FROM ENTERTAINMENT
- Sully: Miracle on the Hudson (2016) Review by Caz
- Review: Thirteen Days Is an Especially Scary Movie to Watch These Days by Weminoredinfilm.com
- Terjebak Nostalgia (2016) – Review by Paskalis Damar
- The 2016 Piala Maya Nominations by Paskalis Damar
MOST RECOMMENDED IN ENTERTAINMENT
- Rakul Preet Singh Hd Images | Sexy Bikini Images & Hot Thigh by Ritu Sexana Ritu
- Rakul Preet Singh Hd Images | Sexy Bikini Images & Hot Thigh by Top10xyz
- First Look: Rocket Raccoon #1 by Rosenberg & Coelho (Marvel) by Comicscritic
- Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide To Earth by Ripplemusic