Carcariass - _Killing Process_
(Adipocere Records, 2002)
by: Pedro Azevedo (7 out of 10)
How someone can actually choose to keep a name such as Carcariass when a certain band with a similar name is such a legend in the metal world is beyond me, but in any case the third album by this French band is worth looking into. There is some rather technical melodic death metal going on here, with four out of the nine tracks on offer remaining instrumental. The album opens with a solo bass line, and soon enough the first Death-like dissonant riff with an odd time signature comes along, as does the first guitar solo. Even though there is a lot of emphasis on the technical side of things, the music still remains listenable -- not exactly a barrel of metallic fun or an onslaught of raw energy, but still enjoyable in its own way. The production is clear and gives every instrument some room. While not exactly brimming with intensity and nowhere near an album like Death's _The Sound of Perseverance_, _Killing Process_ is still a commendable effort that should be of interest for fans of technical death metal.


(article published 27/6/2003)

12/9/1999 A Bromley 6 Carcariass - Sideral Torment
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