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Various Artists / Invaders
Album:Invaders Collection:General
Artist:Various Artists Added:07/2006
Label:Kemado Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2006-07-09 Pull Date:2006-09-10 Charts:Loud
Week Ending:10 Sep3 Sep27 Aug20 Aug13 Aug6 Aug30 Jul23 Jul

Recent Airplay
1.Sat, 12 Nov 11:D. Cannibal & Ragnar
Overkill: Bloodstains Over Frat Row
4.Sat, 17 Nov 07:Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Bloodstains Across Atherton
2.Sat, 08 Oct 11:D. Cannibal
5.Sun, 25 Feb 07:chris
Post-Basketball Whatev
3.Sat, 12 Apr 08:Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Bloodstains Across Atherton
6.Sat, 30 Dec 06:the id
Multiple Personality Disorder

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2006-07-08 
Mostly killer collection of now-era hard rock & heavy metal bands. A few new ones (Witch, The Sword, Danava, Torche) and a few that have been kicking around awhile (High On Fire, Fucking Champs, Dungen, Big Business, Witchcraft). The best tracks make something new of the classic tones & tonalities. Whereas the weakest tracks try to make something from detritus of the 70's & 80's.
(((1)))) Great rockin’ doomy riff but bland, incomprehensible vocals.
(((((2))))) Perfect mix of twin leads, Sabbath-y crossed with “2112”-era Rush bombast and some trippy keyboards
(((((3))))) Huge low end sound, shouted vocals . Vocals are an “aquirred taste” but work well over time.
((((4)))) Rawking twang & organ that mixes the Stooges, Hawkwind & Loop. Really fun stuff!
(((((5)))))) Fuckin’ aye! Giant doom riffage by a bunch of doods that know the specfics of Witchfinder General.
(((((6))))) Crazy, off-kilter fuzz & flute jam ‘ala Jethro Tull wacked out on Swedish mead.
((((7)))) Great guitar mangling by J. Mascis (Dino Jr.) with some elf on 'shrooms doing vocals.
((((8)))) Fun, video-gamey, prog-metal riffery.
((((((9)))))) Ultra dense & ab-sol-utely rockin’ your sorry ass into hell. Thuderous riffs atop soaring melodic vocals. Aint’ much heavier or louder than this!
((((10)))) Strangely not one of their heavier tracks. Pretty, arty, meandering. Goes through tons of shifts in volume & tempo.
(((((((11))))))) Heavy fucking metal - it’s THAT simple!
((((12))))) Traditional doom with a nice St. Vitus/Pentagram vibe
(((13))) Heavy (not really metal), loud as hell, O.T.T. noise. Is this a cover of Wolf Eyes or a salute to them?
(14) Stupid-ass fake “joke metal” b.s. with King Diamond on helium doing vox.
(15) Ugh! Lame boogie rawk. Takes a wrong turn on at the Grand Funk Railroad.
((16)) Good riff & twin leads but too much on the UFO/Zeppelin obsesso all the way down to the AWFUL lyrics!
(((17))) Noisey, rumbling sound. Lots of distortion, heavy in a different sorta way.
(18) Good drumbeat ruined by a bunch of dopey “boogie rawk”. I bet they all play shirtless.

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Saviours Circle Of Servants Bodies
2.Danava By The Mark
3.Big Business As The Day Was Dawning
4.Black Mountain Behind The Fall
5.Sword, The Under The Boughs
6.Dungen Christopher
7.Witch Rip Van Winkle
8.Fucking Champs, The The Loge
9.Torche Mentor
10.Pelican Ran Amber
11.High On Fire Devilution (Radio Edit)
12.Witchcraft Queen Of Bees (Live)
13.Comets On Fire Wolf Eyes (Middle Version)
14.Diamond Nights 12 Walls
15.Wolfmother Love Train
16.Night After Night Backseat Astronaut
17.Warhammer 48k Get Bodacious
18.Parchman Farm Curtis Franklin