This ain't your daddy's death metal. Or maybe it is. Phazm is a four-piece French death 'n roll outfit that combines defining elements of death and black metal packaged with the ballsy swagger and groove found in rock 'n roll. Their latest work is equally dark and twisted as it is brutal, with an awesome groove that remains present throughout the nightmarish elements of this album.
Each instrument dissolves seamlessly into the mix to create a monstrous sound that keeps on delivering song after song after song. Tracks such as "My Darkest Desire," "Black 'n Roll" and "Mr. Toodling" epitomize the death 'n roll sound while other tracks such as "Damballah" show a twisted, eerie side that you won’t find anywhere else. If there was any such album designed for dancing on the grave of your enemy, look no further. (8/10)
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