Vile - The New Age Of Chaos (Unique Leader Records) - Back
Many people say that when a band reaches their third album, that album either makes them or breaks them. For Vile, members of Cannibal Corpse have endorsed the band…so you can say this would be to the positive side of that. I wonder if it’s because of their name…”Vile” is a past Cannibal Corpse album title. While that might be part of it, the majority of it is because they have a pretty good album. “The New Age Of Chaos” is in the vein of Cannibal Corpse but with different technicality. Maybe if you mix in a little Morbid Angel and Behemoth you would get a little closer to their sound; it should please most death metal fans. Vile’s “The New Age Of Chaos” belongs in the same breath as those bands. They are just as solid. Not to mention that they are crazy brutal and heavy as hell! Those catchy death riffs are an assault on the brain and the senses! I think they melted my brain from the inside out. While there really isn’t a bad track on the disc, there are a few that stood out a little and they include “Suicide Warfare,” “Sentenced To Live,” and “Ritual Decapitation.” The nine songs and a half hour of brutal death all ends with a short outro; an acoustic instrumental. It was nice of Vile to end the CD with a couple minutes of quiet music to help let your ears adjust back to normal. Looking forward to future releases from this Californian death metal band!


Reviewed By: Jeffrey D. Adkins