Tag Archives: Evile

22
Dec

And now time for some metal

I’m sick of posting about fucking shitty ass, alleged, so-called “metal”. How about I actually post some real metal? Good idea, right?

Listen to Evile‘s ‘Cult’ above and enjoy.


3
Oct

A few words about Evile’s new album

What is the point of an album review? For me personally, I want to know if I am going to like the album being reviewed, if I shell out my hard earned filthy lucre and buy it, but obviously the reviewer doesn’t know me, so how should this feat be achieved? And there’s the rub, it’s not an easy thing to accomplish.

Some reviewers compare the album being reviewed to other releases in the band’s back catalog, but unless you’re intimate with the band’s work, this approach is useless (and what if it’s a debut album ?). Plus, bands evolve, the fact that this new record does/doesn’t sound like one they released 10 years ago is no indication that I will, or won’t, like it in the here and now.

Take Five Serpent’s Teeth by Evile. Apparently it’s their third album, but it’s the first music I’ve heard by this band. I’ve read elsewhere that Evile play thrash, but if they do, they don’t play it on this album — it’s very mid-paced metal, overall, with just a hint of Flavor-of-Thrash thrown in for good measure. Maybe this is Nu-Thrash? The production is nice and the lead work is excellent, but a tad too sparse for these ears.

If I play this album enough, I may grow to like it more (I’ve only listend to it for about for times), but if I don’t, it’s the singer’s fault. If you’re going to sing, then you have to be able to do it properly. Unfortunately Matt Drake can’t, and to my ears, it really lets the music down. In my mind’s ear, I have tried to imagine someone like Barney Greenway providing the vocals instead, and it sounds much better!

If this was a proper review, I’d give it three skulls.

Read Guido’s full review of the album here.


3
Aug

Evile are going on tour (only where it rains)

Are you a bit weird looking, have oral hygiene problems, have bad weather and use the word ‘mate’ a lot? Then you’re probably living in the UK, so this news is for you.

Evile will tour the shit out of the UK, starting in late September all the way to late October. They’ll also play two album release shows in London and Birmingham.

They’re doing all of this to promote their new album, Five Serpent’s Teeth, an album reviewed by our own Guido Metalhead666 (that’s actually his surname, he’s THAT metal!).

All the tour dates are after the jump. Oh, and if you got offended at that joke towards Brits, don’t worry, our own Mark is a Brit.  I actually called him up and asked if I can do the joke. He didn’t pick up the phone, so I’m pretty sure that means he gave me his blessing. I don’t really care what he thinks, anyway.


28
Jul

Review: Evile – Five Serpent’s Teeth

September 26, 2011 marks the release of Evile’s third album Five Serpent’s Teeth. It’s not only their third album, it’s their first album without original bassist Mike Alexander who died only weeks after their second album, Infected Nations, was released in October of 2009.

After two great albums, Enter The Grave and Infected Nations, and with new bassist Joel Graham, all eyes within the Thrash Metal community are on Evile.

Is the band able to keep their momentum or was the loss of Mike Alexander too big of a blow for them to handle? Find out after the jump when I’m reviewing Five Serpent’s Teeth.


10
Jul

Weak Recap: Alex domination

 

So this week’s been all about me. This is why I posted a photo of my girlfriend above. What, you don’t believe she’s my girlfriend? Fuck you, I don’t have to prove anything to you. It’s fine if you don’t believe me, really. But she is my girlfriend and just so you know, the tits are real… And they’re spectacular.

Anyway, why was the week all about me? Because the other fucking writers simply found real lives and couldn’t write much, leaving the only dork in DoM in charge of everything. Good thing my girlfriend above kept me company. I swear to fucking God she did, stop calling me a liar!

Right, so this article is all about me interviewing Guido and Mark about this week’s metal news, about how to have a real life outside the interwebz, and just why did they leave me all alone?

Keep reading to find out what these assholes have answered.


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