Album Reviews

Walking Dead On Broadway - Slaves
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 11:17
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Did you see that first episode of the new Walking Dead season where über-bad guy Negan lets his barbed wire-enhanced baseball bat Lucille do the talking? I know how the people on the receiving end of that bat felt after listening to “Slaves”, Walking Dead On Broadway’s latest album.


These German deathcore enthusiasts start things off with a gloomy intro, before unleashing hell on “Pitchblack”, a bleak as fuck track with pummeling drums, chugga chugga chug riffs and vocals of the ‘gutted pig’ variety before pulling everything together in what is actually a reasonably melodic chorus.


From there on they keep bludgeoning you over the head with eight more breakdown-laden tracks that sound like the unholy offspring of Suicide Silence, Thy Art Is Murder and Whitechapel. I am not a fan of either deathcore or death metal, but these dudes know what they are doing and manage to avoid the pitfalls of a genre that is as limited as Trump’s capability to properly express an idea.


Track listing:

  1. Intro
  2. Pitchblack
  3. Cage
  4. Haunted
  5. Silen
  6. Slaves
  7. Scapegoat
  8. 01110010
  9. The Sinner
  10. Death Pilgrim


Tom Dumarey
Tom Dumarey

Lacking the talent to actually play in a band, Tom decided he would write about bands instead. Turns out his writing skills are mediocre at best as well.