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Review: Conspiracy - Reincarnated
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Reincarnated

Label: Pulverised Records
Year released: 2006
Duration: 41:39
Tracks: 8
Genre: Black Metal

Rating: 3.75/5

Review online: September 1, 2006
Reviewed by: Sargon the Terrible
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Reincarnated

Rated 2.75/5 (55%) (4 Votes)
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This is the debut of one-man band Conspiracy – the one from Holland, as there are about 8 bands named Conspiracy listed on The Metal Archives. This is a Ukrainian guy who calls himself Carpathian Wolf, which would be a much cooler name for a band. He's been knocking around since about 1988 or so, but this is him finally recording a full-length after a move the hell out of Russia.

This is a pretty cool CD. Granted, there's nothing fans of Enthroned or Deicide have not heard – there's nothing new here. But the riffs are solid, the production is sharp and heavy, and the whole is very enjoyable. This is not all hyperspeed, so it's more like old-school songwriting with a more modern recording. I'd like to say this is especially awesome, but really, this is workmanlike but not exciting. Reincarnated is a good listen for Black/Death fans, but not more than that. Wolf does show he's an old-school guy by having the once-great Dan Seagrave provide the cover art. I say 'once-great' because for the guy who painted classic covers like Left Hand Path and Like An Everflowing Stream the cover painting is fairly lame. It looks like a bad DM album cover, when this music would have been better served by a B&W portrait of Carpathian Wolf waving an axe – it would be more the kind of cover to grab the attention of this disc's target audience.


Track Listing:
  1. Virgin's Blood
  2. Reincarnated
  3. United In Hate
  4. Demonic Harmonies
  5. Carpathian
  6. Funerary #1
  7. Collapse Into The WW III
  8. Brothers Of Black Metal
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