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19/11/2012 : GRENDEL - Timewave : Zero

GRENDEL

Timewave : Zero

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CybergothDark ElectroElectroHarsh

[86/100]   

Infacted Recordings
19/11/2012, Peter DOLPHEN

Grendel should be no unknown for fans of the harder electronic genre, as they have already been around for about ten years, producing one clubhit after the other (Strangers, Pax Psychosis, Harsh Generation, Hate This, Soilbleed, Chemicals & Circuitry and the cover Zombienation).

These Dutch guys have always been true to their sound: hard hitting EBM, under the motto "live by the bassline". With this new release, they keep up to their motto: the bassline is always present and apart from the intro (Rise) and outro (Fall), the disc is one long partytrack, anxious to get all you electroheads on the dancefloor.

One track grabs my attention: "Deep Waters" has guest vocalist Lis Van Den Akker (Misery, Nl), bringing some more sensitivity in the great emotional lyrics. But even here the beat is never far away.

Timewave : Zero keeps up the nice level the band has reached over the years and although they might not yet be as known as bands like Hocico or Suicide Commando, I'm convinced they will find their way up for sure!

Peter DOLPHEN
19/11/2012


 

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