Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
Elements of Anger
Genres: Pop, Rock, Metal
Recorded in conjunction with the legendary Scott Burns (in Richmond, CA, well away from Scott's usual Florida turf), Elements Of Anger contains a drier, heftier death metal-ravaged sound, the band locking into less hyper, ... more »
Recorded in conjunction with the legendary Scott Burns (in Richmond, CA, well away from Scott's usual Florida turf), Elements Of Anger contains a drier, heftier death metal-ravaged sound, the band locking into less hyper, more confident grooves, while texturizing and tenderizing the tracks with quixotic, looped keyboard shadings. As a result, tracks like Crutch, Safety In Numbers and the percussively punishing Unreality take on a majestic, atmospheric vibe, perfect foils for much of the rest, which is seminal Sadus, technical, effortlessly proficient, laced with odd time signatures, power-chorded to the max. And above all, Burns has delivered the power trio's heaviest recording ever, marbling the band' penchant for wizard-like speed with true metal crunch, never allowing potential clutter borne of chemical chops to overwhelm the spatial sense of headbanged groove. Satisfaction is immediate and deep appreciation awaits those who wish to ponder the intellectual musicality. Indeed one of the most respected institutions of underground thrash is back after a five year sabbatical, offering the advancements one would expect from half a decade of woodshedding. Respected players all, Sadus have not forsaken the youthful brutality that prompted their deafening formation as shiftless high school kids fourteen long years ago.
The best thrash I've heard in a long time
N. Jacobs | Fish Creek, Wi USA | 01/06/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Yes, that's right, Sadus is real thrash, alive and well. There is a bit of the "Bay Area" sound of early Metallica and Exodus, but more of a Slayer/Testament sound, as well. The riffs are a lot heavier than one might think. Steve, the bass player, is easily one of the best. He's loud, fast and precise. Don't sit there moping around waiting for Metallica to put out another "heavy" album, go get this."
A STEP DOWN
I M Yo Daddy | Richmond, Virginia United States | 04/08/2004
(3 out of 5 stars)
"Swallowed in Black and A Vision of Misery were definitely thier best. They took time off befor releasing this one and it lacks the intensitiy and raw power of the first two. Its stil good but once youve heard Vision its just not the same."