Sea Of Tranquility



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




Deranged: Struck by a Murderous Siege

Even though Deranged was initially influenced by Swedish death metal, the band has always gone its own way, developing a style that owes just as much to American death metal as it does to its Swedish roots. In particular, the band likes to blend technical / brutal death metal with grind and groove elements in ways that match its long-term interest in violence and gore. Many listeners will compare Deranged to Cannibal Corpse and other similar bands and the connection makes sense. This band has always focused on the irreverent, the violent, the horrific, and the disturbed. This style has plenty of fans and I have little doubt that this release will become essential listening, especially for those ready to hear more Deranged.

On the whole, the album offers few surprises, but the music is a little more varied than one might expect from this band. The songwriting is consistent with what the band has done in the past but the overall sound and style are effective. Fans of brutal death metal should find plenty here to enjoy. Check out "Cold Icy Hands," "Toy Box Torture Chamber," and the title track.

Track Listing:
1. The Frail Illusion of Osteology
2. Hello From the Gutters
3. Reverent Decomposition
4. Shivers Down Your Broken Spine
5. Cold Icy Hands
6. Struck by a Murderous Siege
7. Toy Box Torture Chamber
8. Undead Instrument by Grim Ascendancy

Added: November 12th 2016
Reviewer: Carl Sederholm
Score:
Related Link: Band Facebook Page
Hits: 840
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