This one is a face-ripper!
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Though each band clearly has their own style, the whole is as cohesive as it is crushing, exquisite as it is eviscerating.
No one should ever dare question the might and sheer will of Craven Idol.
At nearly forty minutes of purposeful chaos spread across six tracks, Wode present a barrier of riffs, blasts, and growls, the breaching of which presents an exceptional payoff.
Intentionally or not, the bands expose the ugly collective psyche of humanity, then spit on it with all the bile they can muster.
My hope is that more modern industrial will once again find the harrowing, ominous soul of the genre, as these two projects clearly have.
Through a kaleidoscopic filter of electronic doom and mayhem, he explores the dark side of life.