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Customer Review

on July 24, 2002
Ahhhh, the new Impaled, something I've been not only waiting for, but also dreading. Turns out it is not as bad as I thought it would be, but I do think it could have been a little better. It does, however, have some really strong points; like the double vocal attack on 'Dead Inside'.
A few things that I think hold the album back are the excessive use of 'Carcass-like' riffs. On 'Dead Shall Dead Remain' they had a 'Carcass-like' sound but on this release it is a lot more obvious. The things is, I've read in interviews that they hate being compared to 'Carcass', but how come they keep on writing songs that sound so much like they would belong on 'Heartwork' or 'Necroticism'. Listen to the beginning of 'The Worms Crawl In' and you'll see exactly what I mean. Also, the vocal exchange is still very reminiscent of Bill Steer and Jeff Walker. They have also incorporated the melodic Swedish breakdowns and power-solos as well. You can hear an 'In Flames' like palm-muting in the third song 'Raise The Stakes'. The solos are scattered throughout the album, they don't really make it sound bad, just a little trendy. On the other hand, the 'Cradle Of Filth' like scream towards the end of the song 'To Die For' has to go.
The production is good, and the packaging is great like on all of their releases.
The new 'Impaled' album doesn't really disappoint, but I have a feeling the next one will. If you are new to 'Impaled' I'd start off with 'Dead Shall Dead Remain' and then move on to 'Choice Cuts', but as far as this album goes I'd rather listen to 'Necroticism' or 'Heartwork' cause no matter what 'Carcass' will always do it better.
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