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Exodus / Shovel Headed Kill Machine
Album:Shovel Headed Kill Machine Collection:General
Artist:Exodus Added:11/2005
Label:Nuclear Blast 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2006-01-01 Pull Date:2006-03-05 Charts:Loud
Week Ending:22 Jan8 Jan

 Recent Airplay
1.Jan 21, 2006:On The Warpath
Shudder To Think
2.Jan 04, 2006:Brownian Motion
I Am Abomination

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2006-02-17 
Now with their 3rd vocalist Exodus charges on & keep the Bay Area Thrash Metal going. Rob Dukes sings with a nice mix of Paul Baloff (R.I.P.), Phil Anselmo, & David Wayne of Metal Church. Worth adding for the couple of tight thrash tunes. Overall not that captivating.

((2)) Slow build-up into charging, squirrelly 90s metal ‘ala Exhorder, Pantera sound.
((((3)))) Tight, simple thrash with modern touches. Catchy riff.
(((4))) Sounds too much like “Blacklist” from the last album. A good riff nonetheless.
((((5)))) Very early 90s mid-paced thrash really great guitar work & structure.
((6)) Testament crossed with Pantera? The lyrics are amusing but the riffing & vocal delivery is average.
((((7)))) Crunchy, thick mosh pit, headbangin’ riffage, a few of the breakdowns sound a little forced, though.
((8)) Ugh! Too much bad harmonic note overkill.
((((9)))) Full-on thrash drum & bass laden barrage, nice change of pace. (FCC “Fuck” sung FOUR times!)
((((10)))) Even faster & more basic thrashin’ mayhem. (FCC “FUCKING” sung twice)

Track Listing
1.Raze 6.Altered Boy
2.Deathamphetamine 7.Going Going Gone
3.Karma's Messenger 8.Now Thy Death Day Come
4.Shudder To Think 9.44 Magnum Opus
5.I Am Abomination 10.Shovel Headed Kill Machine