Dying Fetus - _Grotesque Impalement_
(Blunt Force Records, 2000)
by: Aaron McKay (9 out of 10)
I feel nearly the same way about this almost 22 minute MCD as I did about Viking Crown's _Onorthodox Steps of Ritual_ [CoC #42] -- if you don't like this, you should stop reading my shit! Also, if you don't like this type of all-out, balls-to-the-wall death metal, you should re-examine yourself as a fan of the genre. I think these East Coast gentlemen have some of the best style in metal. I must confess that Dying Fetus's _Killing on Adrenaline_ [CoC #34], is -still- my favorite, but this is -solely- due to the fact that _Grotesque Impalement_ is an MCD. Otherwise, with the presentation of more, newer DF material, I would be forced to re-evaluate that decision. I'd argue, convincingly and to the best of my ability, that Dying Fetus possesses the epitome of a death metal vocal style. "Hail Mighty North / Forest Trolls of Satan (Anno Clitoris 666 Opus 11)" is a cut reminding you of the heaviest song Gang Green -wishes- they could have recorded! Killer, powerful and brutal work on _Grotesque Impalement_. Do yourself a favor and check it out. Again, guys, unquestionably heavy as a really fuckin' heavy thing.

(article published 12/8/2000)


CHATS
1/16/1999 P Schwarz Dying Fetus: Nothing But Absolute Defiance
ALBUMS
7/23/2011 A McKay 9.5 Dying Fetus - History Repeats...
4/20/2007 J Ulrey 8 Dying Fetus - War of Attrition
5/18/2003 J Smit 7.5 Dying Fetus - Stop at Nothing
10/1/1998 A McKay 9 Dying Fetus - Killing on Adrenaline
5/13/1997 A Wasylyk 7 Dying Fetus - Purification through Violence
GIGS
1/25/2004 J Smit Hate Eternal / Dying Fetus / Deeds of Flesh / Prejudice Why, Mr Sound Engineer, Why?
8/31/2003 A McKay Dying Fetus / Skinless / Divine Empire / Misery Index / Stavross A Mini Milwaukee
5/13/2001 A Cantwell Dying Fetus / Gorguts / Skinless / The Berserker Too Fast For Love
1/10/2001 D Rocher Morbid Angel / Enslaved / The Crown / Dying Fetus / Behemoth / Hypnos Belated Tales of the Unexpected
9/1/1998 A Wasylyk Withered Earth / Necronomicon / Deeds of Flesh / Dying Fetus / London Death Fest Milwaukee, Eat Your Heart Out
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