Benediction / Killing Music
Album: Killing Music   Collection:General
Artist:Benediction   Added:Oct 2008
Label:Locomotive Music S.L.  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2008-12-21 Pull Date: 2009-02-22 Charts: Loud
Week Ending: Feb 8 Feb 1 Jan 11
Airplays: 1 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Feb 07, 2009: Bloodstains Across Atherton-Sleep, What's That?
Seeing Through My Eyes (Broken Bones Cover)
3. Jan 10, 2009: Bloodstains Across Atherton - More of the Best of '08 & even newer discoveries
Beg, You Dogs
2. Jan 28, 2009: Baptism of Bloodstains - sub for Mike
Beg, You Dogs

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2008-12-02
Grindcore/Death Metal from the UK. Has hints of crusty hardcore as well. This band’s been around since the early 90’s. Most known for being the “launching pad” for Napalm Death’s vocalist Barney. Not too suprising to hear current vocalist Dave Hunt (Anaal Nathrakh, Mistress) sounding like a cleaner version of ‘em. The drumming sounds a bit too “snappy” & the production’s really thin. Otherwise, above average more often than not.

((1)) yer standard intro thingy.
((((2)))) (FCC “fucked”) Fast & raging death metal with dose of crust punk. Similar current Misery Index.
((((3))))) Basic, stripped down thrashy DM ‘ala fast Bolt Thrower & Master.
((((4)))) Pretty same as #3 ‘cept a nice scream @ 2:48.
((((5)))) Mid-paced with a few bursts. Catchy & easy to follow.
(((6))) Standard but decent mid-paced to fast DM.
(((7))) Choppy sound, clunky chorus.
(((8))) A little flat but generally OK, grinding DM with a bit of crust.
(((9))) Thick & riffy, memorable but fails by making their melodic parts sound too obvious.
((((10)))) Hardcore riffing with metal drum pounding and guttural vocals. Mostly good.
((((11)))) Early 90’s Napalm Death worship.
(((12))) Standard but fairly thick 90’s DM riff & spotty drums.
((((13)))) Fuzz bass into straight up crusty DM/HC mix. Broken Bones cover, dunno the original.
((((14)))) (2:57-2:58 FCC “FUCKING”) Rather good cover of one of the best hardcore/crust tunes ever written.

Track Listing
1. Intro   7. As Her Skin Weeps
2. The Grey Man   8. Cold, Deathless, Unrepentant
3. Contropolis (Rats In The Mask)   9. Immaculate Facade
4. Killing Music   10. Burying The Hatchet
5. They Must Die Screaming   11. Beg, You Dogs
6. Dripping With Disgust   12. Seeing Through My Eyes (Broken Bones Cover)
  13. Largactyl (Amebix Cover)