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Hanzel Und Gretyl: Scheissmessiah

Marilyn Manson meets latter-day Theatre of Tragedy by way of an introduction from Rammstein on Scheissmessiah, the fourth album from the cyber/industrial-metal maniacs Hanzel Und Gretyl. Supposedly integrating the concept of heaven and hell through Dante's "Inferno" and Handel's "Messiah," the two men and two women in Hanzel Und Gretyl make terrifying music sung in both English and German. Needless to say, despite its references to the "Messiah" (and the inclusion of snippets from the actual performance), this is not holiday fare - as the song "Burning Bush" attests: "The bush is on fire/Let that mutha bitch burn/Burn that muthafucka/Burn that muthafucka." Like those lyrics, much of the music here begins to repeat itself early on


Track Listing:
1) Lust
2) Fikk Dich Mit Fire
3) Kaiser Von Shizer
4) Disko Fire Scheiss Messiah
5) Blut! Sex! Fire!
6) Burning Bush
7) Sheissway to Hell
8) And We Shall Purify
9) 10th Circle
10) Hellalujah
11) Purity
Total Time: 39:59

Added: December 8th 2004
Reviewer: Michael Popke
Score:
Related Link: Metropolis Records
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Language: english

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Hanzel Und Gretyl: Scheissmessiah
Posted by Anonymous on 2006-03-23 21:18:33
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Hanzel und Gretyl are from New York.

Hanzel Und Gretyl: Scheissmessiah
Posted by Anonymous on 2005-12-27 14:59:03
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Hanzel und Gretyl are from New York City, New York. America. Might want to do some more research next time you review a band you obviously know nothing about.

Hanzel Und Gretyl: Scheissmessiah
Posted by NeverHead on 2005-12-25 13:00:21
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Hanzel Und Gretyl are from New York City, New York, USA. Might want to do some fact-checking next time you review a CD you know nothing about.




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