Destruction / Inventor Of Evil
Album: Inventor Of Evil   Collection:General
Artist:Destruction   Added:Nov 2005
Label:Candlelight Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2005-12-11 Pull Date: 2006-02-12 Charts: Loud
Week Ending: Jan 22 Dec 25
Airplays: 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. May 18, 2006: to heavy for titanium
The Calm Before The Storm
3. Dec 21, 2005: Brownian Motion - Now With Bloodstains
Killing Machine
2. Jan 18, 2006: Brownian Motion
Twist Of Fate

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2006-02-17
Legendary German speed-metallers with their latest album mixing the classic speed sound with traditional 80’s parts and modern production. Unexpectedly sounds more “Bay Area Thrash” than “German Speed” (yes, there’s a difference).

Special guests on “Alliance Of Hellhounds” are from Warlock, Iron Maiden, Anvil, Death Angel, Saxon, Hypocrisy, Soilwork, Dimmu, Rage and Candlemass! Holy heaviness! Overall some fun stuff but a lot of this gets used up too fast.

((((1)))) Yer standard intro-thrash/speed ‘ala Bay Area 1987 vs. Mayhemic Germanic 1985.
((((2)))) Crunchy gallop riffage. Pretty damn intense. A few nods to “K.E.A.”-era Metallica.
(FCC “fucking thrash!”)
(((((3))))) Metal as FUCK! Catchy, anthemic “unity” feeling. The first lines are a history lesson and the vocals-daaamn!
(((4))) Thick tone, battering, straight-forward & catchy but not really going far enough.
(((5))) Acoustic noodling, shifts between quiet & loud, plodding & mostly bland.
((((6)))) Rhythmic, nice basic drums, gang vocals, similar to their 1988 “Release From Agony” LP.
((((7)))) Megadeth-like, jagged riffing, too much forced vocal breakdowns.
((((8))) A little confused between the fast vs. slow, should’ve stayed with one or the other.
((9)) Asleep at the wheel and too scatter-brained.
(((((10))))) Hell yeah! Kick-ass The “Mad Butcher” is now “Bonded By Blood”! (FCC “fucking life”, “worthless fuck”)
((((11)))) Gnarly vocals, Schimer has a great range. Solid, headbangin’ riffs. (FCCs “fucking” sung twice)
(((12))) Acoustic outro.

Track Listing
1. Soul Collector   7. Dealer Of Hostility
2. The Defiance Will Remain   8. Under Surveillance
3. The Alliance Of Hellhoundz   9. Seeds Of Hate
4. No Mans Land   10. Twist Of Fate
5. The Calm Before The Storm   11. Killing Machine
6. The Chosen Ones   12. Memories Of Nothingness