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Hiretsukan / Invasive//Exotic
Album:Invasive//Exotic Collection:General
Artist:Hiretsukan Added:Jun 2002
Label:G7 Welcoming Committee 

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 24, 2007:No Messy Life
Creeping Death
4.Jul 07, 2004:Brownian Motion
Creeping Death
2.Jan 03, 2007:Baptism of Solitude
Creeping Death
5.Jul 06, 2003:Oh Messy Life
Barrel Roll
3.Jul 16, 2005:Sendung Mit Der Maus
Creeping Death
6.May 04, 2003:Oh Messy Life
Barrel Roll

Album Review
Hannah Mae
Reviewed 2002-10-17 
Crazy chaotic metallic hardcore with dual female-male vox - but less formulaic than that makes it sound. There's something odd in here, an element of maybe Neurosis in the chord progressions and dynamics, and maybe a bit of DC hardcore (a la Circus Lupus rather than Fugazi) in the guitars here and there.... 7 songs in 16 minutes - you know Hiretsukan are doing something right (especially as four of those minutes are a cover of Metallica's "Creeping Death"). Great shit, anyway. The only part that sucks is that almost every song either starts a couple seconds late or ends a couple seconds early! DJ with care.

1. uneasy, an intro that never quite resolves (in a good way)
2. rad crickety noises and double bass interlude in the middle
3. fuzzy melodic guitar -> angular explosion, w/quiet breakdowns
4. bass + feedback intro -> freakout - rad lurching drumming
5. more straight-ahead, punky w/HC scream vox
6. headnodding
7. the cover - kickass

Track Listing
1.Lender of the Last 4.Sidesplitter
2.Barrel Roll 5.New Lamp Standard
3.Driver 6.Creeping Death