Kult Ov Azazel - The World, The Flesh And The Devil (Artic Music Group/Crash Music) - Back
Kult Ov Azazel has really become one of the great examples of black metal in America done correctly. Raw black metal, think of all the old favorites! There are nine diabolical songs for about thirty-six blasphemous minutes on their new album “The World, The Flesh And The Devil.” Components are similar to Dark Funeral or Immortal, and obviously by now they have their own recognizable characteristics as well. Classic black metal riffs are all over this disc. From the speedy melodic to the brutality insane…this CD bleeds black metal! Lots of blasts beats are mixed with these really intense riffs. Which makes most songs speed driven. And to top it off, the raw screaming black metal vocals are like a demon vomiting his guts out, while gargling tacks. They are very dark and evil vocals! This disc was put together by no other than Erik Rutan, who mastered all of these unholy traits. I don’t think I need to explain who he is in the metal world. While the band has progressed, they still seem to need a little more diversity with their songs. Not that it’s bad, but if their sounds was a little more varied, they would be knocking down a lot more doors then they have already busted through. Like a bullet fired from a gun, “The World, The Flesh And The Devil” will puncture your soul! This is what you would expect from a good black metal band…another solid effort from Kult Ov Azazel.

Rating: 82