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Scythe / Seventh Day, The
Album:Seventh Day, The Collection:General
Artist:Scythe Added:Oct 2010

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-11-21 Pull Date:2011-01-23 Charts:Loud
Week Ending:Dec 12Dec 5

 Recent Airplay
1.Dec 08, 2010:public noize racket
The Virus
3.Dec 02, 2010:orangeasm
The Seventh Day
2.Dec 02, 2010:Stoner Wall
Human Discretion

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2010-12-28 
Mostly good L.A. based retro-Thrash Metal EP. Sure, there’s tons of this stuff that’s cropped up in the last 5 years and these kids look like they weren’t even born when Slayer’s Hell Awaits came out. Regardless, this EP has some real power & fierceness behind their tunes. This isn’t 1000 mph Thrash but they do have a go at the ultra-fast on “The Seventh Day”. You’ll dig this if you’re into Dark Angel, Coroner, Deathrow (Germany), & early Testament. Let’s just hope they don’t start playing funk.

(((1))) Typical mellow/mood setting intro then decent build up to some mid-paced, severely Bay Area Thrash worship ‘ala Testament.
((((2)))) Starts off lighting fast then pulls back a bit but still has a ton of heavy riffin’, out of control solos/divebombers. Rips off Slayer’s “Criminal Insane” at 4:37. Points off for the clunky gang chorus.
((((((3)))))) Gallopy, straight-ahead mid-80’s Thrashin’ with a strong Coroner/Dark Angel/Testament mix.
(((((4))))) Kinda technical riffing/intro-solo thing with very strong main riffs into ultra-Thrash that’s between early Dark Angel, savage German steel like Kreator, and even mid-80’s crossover.

Track Listing
1.Fantasy In The Dark 3.The Virus
2.The Seventh Day 4.Human Discretion