Review: Desecrate the Faith – Unholy Infestation

Posted: January 14, 2017 in ALERT: Awesome new music, Reviews
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Desecrate the Faith - Unholy Infestation

Texan death metallers Desecrate the Faith are a brutal proposition. I mean, you’d expect death metal to be pretty brutal anyway, but these folks take it to new, unholy levels. Their second record, ‘Unholy Infestation’ is due out at the beginning of March on Comatose Music, and it sounds sure to be a weapon of mass destruction.

The unholy noises that belch from your speaker during opener ‘Daemones Nos Ave Satanas’ give you an idea of the punishing death metal within. The low end rumblings of Suffocation, the guttural emanations of Devourment and the uncompromising chug of Dying Fetus; all are adequate comparisons to what Desecrate the Faith bring to the table. The battered, cranial matter soaked table. This is one of those records where the whole thing flows like one endless sea of brutality.

You could try and focus on each particular song, such as the thunderous crush of ‘Shrine of Emnity’, or the bile spewing ‘Sacrilege Reborn’, but it is better as a murderous whole. Set it going and feel waves of brutality crash over you. The guitar work is savage, reminding me of some prime Cannibal Corpse riffing in parts. The vocals are hellish gurgles and the drumming is superhuman in parts. Desecrate the Faith do not do things by half. This fifty three minutes of death metal is precise vicious carnage. And its awesome


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