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Mumakil / Behold The Failure
Album:Behold The Failure Collection:General
Artist:Mumakil Added:06/2009
Label:Relapse Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-06-14 Pull Date:2009-08-16 Charts:Loud
Week Ending:9 Aug12 Jul21 Jun

 Recent Airplay
1.Aug 08, 2009:Bloodstains Across Atherton-No Bosses, No Managers
3.Jun 20, 2009:Bloodstains Across Atherton-Say Bok Gwai - Live!
2.Jul 11, 2009:Bloodstains Across Atherton-"Bros" need pain and deth
Brothers In Slavery

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2009-06-06 
Modern, sort of techy grindcore from Switzerland with members of the band Knut. On the plus size the playing’s top notch and the songs are (mostly) conscise. The downside is there’s too many songs that are samey. Otherwise, a pretty album for what it is. Sorta like Misery Index or Brutal Truth mixed with Deicide (especially in the vocals). Nerd note: the band’s names after the giant elephants in L.o.t.R.

((((1))))) Cuts right to the chase with blast beats and big riffs, typical but passable guttural vox.
(((2))) No frills grind with cymbal crashes, short.
(((3))) Picks up where the last one left off, fast & blasting.
(((4))) Decent rat-a-rat drumming, a few grooves and bombast albeit a bit murky.
((((5)))) Complex riffing and a few cool tempo changes that fall near crustcore territory.
(((6))) Blast, blast, guttural, guttural. Rrorrrar.
((((7)))) Brutal Truth worship. Zig-zaggy riffs, screamy vocals.
(((8))) Blast, pummel, repeat.
((((9)))) Riffy & catchy, extreme hardcore-ish grind.
((10)) Pretty generic-ass grindcore.
((11)) Techy grindcore that starts with a “yee—haww!” Not that it helps.
(((12))) Riffy and sort of techy, complex drumming, boring vocals.
(((13))) Charged up grind, with decent riff breaks.
((14)) Sluggish pseudo grind and murky metalcore.
((15)) Blast, blast repeat.
((((16)))) Good riffs and very busy playing.
(((17))) Mid-pace to all out blasting.
((((18)))) Zig-zaggy riff and sputtering drums. Similar to Misery Index.
((19)) WAY too many stop/starts
(((20))) Good build up and breaks, very heavy & fast sound. Ends with pig grunts.
((21)) Typical grind not bad just the same thing they’ve done on #1-15
(((22)))) Midpaced build up and big sound.
((23))) More typical but passable grind.
((((24)))) Great guitar tone & chaotic blasting.
(((25))) High vs. low vocals, crash + blasts
(((26))) Decent modern grind with trudging intro.
((27)) Crappy Donald Duck screamy vocals and a few OK guitar parts

Track Listing
1.Brothers In Slavery 15.Pigs On Fire
2.Barbecue In Bhopal 16.Pisskeeper
3.Get Wasted Or Die 17.Behold The Failure
4.Black Sheep 18.Regression
5.Whip Reward 19.Wish You The Worst
6.The Eye Of Wrath 20.Let There Be Meat
7.Control 21.Parasites
8.State Of War 22.In Cold Blood
9.The Order Is Fucked Up 23.Face Reality
10.I-Bomb 24.Apathy
11.Useless Fucks 25.Crawler
12.Without Grief 26.Mass Murder
13.Pigs On Fire 27.Institution
14.Worms Of Chaos 28.Doomed