Sea Of Tranquility



The Web Source for Progressive Rock, Progressive Metal & Jazz-Fusion
  Search   in       
Main Menu




Winds of Plague: Resistance

Four albums in and I'm becoming less and less interested in what deathcore act Winds of Plague have to offer. First of all, this whole mingling of death metal & hardcore has literally been done to death over the last 5 years, and it's so hard trying to find any band that is doing anything different with this style. On past releases, Wind of Plague at least threw in some interesting symphonic elements to their otherwise fairly solid pummeling assault. Here on Resistance, while those keyboard embellishments are present, they sound more added in just to put them there, and the songs on display veer more into hardcore territory than death metal. Sure, "Left for Dead" is pretty brutal and contains some killer riffs & piano sprinkling, but elsewhere it's generic 'core with 'been there heard that' barks, shouts, and screams. Nothing really grabs you and makes you want to come back for more, and the ever present expletives spouted out by Johnny ''Plague'' Cooke still sounds unnecessary & immature.

Yeah, it's all well played and expertly produced, but Resistance is just so damn generic that it's hard to recommend this over so many hundred releases that sound so much like it. Certainly it will be brutal enough for some, and the keyboard parts are still nice, but the band seems to be letting their hardcore side come out more here and for my money that doesn't seem to have been their best choice. File under 'unremarkable'.


Track Listing
1. Open The Gates
2. Say Hello To The Undertaker
3. Sewer Mouth
4. Left For Dead
5. One Foot In The Grave
6. Time To Reap
7. United Through Hatred
8. Good Ol' Fashioned Bloodbath
9. No Man Is My Master
10. Snake Eyes
11. Looking For A Better Day

Added: December 14th 2013
Reviewer: Pete Pardo
Score:
Related Link: Band Facebook Page
Hits: 1771
Language: english

[ Printer Friendly Page Printer Friendly Page ]
[ Send to a Friend Send to a Friend ]

  

[ Back to the Reviews Index | Post Comment ]



2004 Sea Of Tranquility
For information regarding where to send CD promos and advertising, please see our FAQ page.
If you have questions or comments, please Contact Us.
Please see our Policies Page for Site Usage, Privacy, and Copyright Policies.

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all other content Sea of Tranquility

SoT is Hosted by SpeedSoft.com