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Review: Bewitcher - Too Fast for the Flames
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Too Fast for the Flames

Label: Shadow Kingdom Records
Year released: 2019
Duration: 5:51
Tracks: 2
Genre: Black/Thrash

Rating: 3.5/5

Review online: January 25, 2019
Reviewed by: Michel Renaud
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Too Fast for the Flames

Rated 3.4/5 (68%) (5 Votes)
Review


Wow. It's almost a waste of natural resources to release something like this on physical media, with it clocking at less than six minutes. Alright, I've made my green comment. ;) Too Fast for the Flames is a 7" that contains only the title track on one side and a cover of W.A.S.P.'s "Show No Mercy" on side B. It sure goes by very quickly—too quickly—especially considering the title track is only 2:48 long. But at least it kicks some serious ass in the little time it is allotted.

The band's black/thrash is sometimes categorized as black/speed metal and I can see that on the title track as it's kind of borderline. It's unrelentingly fast and rather raw and basic with a strong old-school vibe, which gives it a hell of a punch and the only bad thing about it is that it's so short. I could certainly do with an album full of this stuff. The cover of "Show No Mercy" is pretty cool, giving the song a new, rawer and more extreme life while still being recognizable. Cool stuff.

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