The German thrashers Toxic Waltz released their debut CD 'Decades Of Pain earlier this year, due to various issues the review has been delayed until now.
Toxic Waltz was formed in 2009 by guitarist Jimi and former drummer Tim hailing from Munchen,Bavaria.
Looking at the cover and band logo it's not hard to tell what genre it is, it has been lot of thrash acts starting up the last years, so the question is what separates this band from all other bands out there doing the same, I don't know really..
What I do know is that this a one hell of a good album, something I found out pretty early in the listening session.
What I find unique about this release is the way they execute it all from start to end with massive sound and all those extra little details that makes you listen once more.
The band is aggressive and good at handling their weapons ,Decades Of Pain is a very majestic album packed with solid tracks that shows that this is much more than another mediocre release, this band is here to stay.
Decades Of Pain contains nine tracks including the intro and should keep all fans entartained for a while, it's available on CD and is also to find on Spotify and is an album you can listen from start to end, and then once again...
I have to admit I was blown away by this release 'cause I didn't expect it to be that good though ', there is no weak spots on 'Decades...' But some are of course better than others, just listen to Obsession To Kill' and Suicide Squad' and 'Morbid Symphony'
PLAY IT LOUD !!!
Norwegian Post-Black Metal from the 90's
A ghost has risen from Norway's post-Black Metal scene. Its name is MANIMALISM. After releasing two demos in the mid-nineties as TAARENES VAAR, MANIMALISM went quiet; or so it seemed on the outside. Now, 22 years after the band formed in 1992, they are ready to launch their very first album! Composed between 1993 and 1999, this album—apparently cursed from birth—has since been hovering in a near-completed form burdened by a constant barrage of breakdowns, line-up changes, and recording difficulties. Now the wait is over! Slithering from silence is the crew of Kim Sølve, Bjeima, Petter 'Plenum' Berntsen, Member 01, and Joachim Svebo. First up is the single "Demons in Tuxedos", the opening track from their first demo from 1996.
After a 22-year birth, the time has come. From the dark past, we give you: MANIMALISM.
Manimalism is being released on black and gold 12 inch vinyl by Adversum, the label that gave you Yurei, I Left The Planet, Alfa Obscura, and Stagnant Waters. Due to the limited amount of copies being pressed (slightly above 200), we are afraid physical promos are not possible at this point.
Here’s a little taster called Demons In Tuxedos, the opening track from the album and also the opening track from the first demo from back in 1996:
Manimalism on Facebook:
Interviews are now being accepted.
If you have any questions what so ever, do not hesitate to get in touch:
Watch out for review here in the near future!
artist - Manimalism
album - Manimalism
country - Norway
format 12" vinyl
Kim Sølve (Blitzkrieg Baby,
Trine + Kim Design Studio)
Petter Berntsen AKA Plenum (Virus) Bjeima (Yurei, ex-Virus)
Member 01 (The Konsortium) Joachim Svebo
Label: Adversum distribution: Neuropa
Manimalism on Facebook: www.facebook.com/manimalism
01 DEMONS IN TUXEDOS
02 CARNAL CATERING SERVICE 03 THE GENTLEMAN IS IN THE DETAILS
05 THE DANDIFIED AND THE DEVILISH
06 THE CROONER
07 THE COCKTAIL PARTY TO END THEM ALL
Manimalism - Demons in Tuxedos soundcloud.com/kimsolve/manimalism- demons-in-tuxedos