God Dethroned / Toxic Touch, The
Album: Toxic Touch, The   Collection:General
Artist:God Dethroned   Added:Jan 2007
Label:Metal Blade  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2007-03-18 Pull Date: 2007-05-20 Charts: Loud
Week Ending: Apr 22 Apr 1
Airplays: 2 1

Recent Airplay
1. Sep 30, 2014: Sounds of the Underworld
On Wings Of Pestilence, Falling Down
3. Apr 21, 2007: Bloodstains Across Atherton
Falling Down
2. Apr 21, 2007: to heavy for titanium
Away From Emptiness

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2007-03-06
Dutch doods doing aggressive death metal. They have a good amount of thrash on this one. Although the melodic parts often sound forced, lacking a natural transition. Otherwise it’s just fine neck snapin’ stuff. Comparable to Centinex, Amon Amarth or Unleashed.

((1)) Good riffs BUT…short, dorky intro. Sworn Enemy gone death metal? Next!
(((2))) Thick & layered riffs, almost above junk-level “melo-death” but trapped by bad clichés & worse lyrics.
((((3)))) Hella fast, scorching death metal with a few slices of melodic cheese.
((((4)))) More of the usual thrashing death metal but this one is mostly straight ahead.
(((5))) Another halfway compromise: excellent thrashy death metal” and excessive melodic noodling.
((6)) Slow and really saccharine loaded “melo-death” like In Flames. Death metal is NOT happy! Go away!
(7) Icky “power ballad”-ish instrumental. Yikes!
((((8))))) Bombastic, heavy as hell into blasting fast ‘ala Amon Amarth. “I feel so OLD, I HATE this PLACE…THIS CANNOT be REAL!” Think of this next time you’re at work.
((9)) Slow & sluggish mix of DM & regular heavy metal.
(((10))) Great riff reminiscent of Unleashed but again they go a little too long on the “slow, boring & wanky” side here.

Track Listing
1. Fathless   6. The Day You Died
2. Hating Life   7. Away From Emptiness
3. 2014   8. Macabre World
4. Falling Down   9. Typhoid Mary
5. On Wings Of Pestilence   10. Fail To Exist