Friday, January 22, 2016
War Curse - Final Days EP
There are no prizes for guessing what style of music War Curse play. The band's chosen handle should be familiar to any Kreator fans out there as it's a song from the German thrasher's "Hordes of Chaos" album which we reviewed here. War Curse are closer to old school Bay Area thrash metal than the thrash coming from the European continent.
The press release states that Final Days is highly recommended for fans of Kreator, Megadeth, Havok and Testament. It's a little odd that Exodus aren't mentioned as their influence runs strong in every song. The vocals of Tarek Puska sound on all the songs like a cross between Steve Zetro and Chuck Billy with a stronger Exodus feel. "Blue Line of Injustice" is a slow thrasher that uses the template Slayer set with "South of Heaven". "Severed Crosses" is tight melodic thrash with a catchy chorus.
This is an impressive EP that will appeal to fans of eighties style thrash. I'm looking forward to hearing more from this tight unit known as War Curse. These guys get bonus points for rocking a Black Fast T-shirt on their facebook page cover photo.
War Curse on facebook
Check out "Final Days" on bandcamp.
Record Label: Ripple Music High Priestess are a recently new Los Angeles trio who play heavy psychedelic music. The band was formed...
Record Label: World War Now Just a few years after releasing their "Victimize the Innocent", (which the band themselves have...
Label: Ripple Music "Already recognised as one of the world's leading purveyors of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Stoner, Doom and Heavy Psyc...
Label: Ripple Music Can you name any Hungarian bands? I sure can't. Here's comes Ozone Mama . Problem solved, I can now nam...