|Review: Toxic Holocaust - Conjure and Command|
|Conjure and Command|
Label: Relapse Records
Year released: 2011
Genre: Thrash Metal
Review online: January 14, 2012
Reviewed by: Michel Renaud
for:Conjure and Command
Rated 3.35/5 (67%) (20 Votes)
I was and still am a big fan of Evil Never Dies and have been keeping an eye on Toxic Holocaust ever since. None of their subsequent albums had the same effect on me, however, with them growing a bit "cleaner", killing a little bit of the raw fun of that album. The same is true for Conjure and Command. This is some solid Thrash – heavy, going from slow to fast-paced with a lot going on in the 32-minute duration. The slower moments are a little on the crushing, "war-march" style and convey a great atmosphere not often found in Thrash.
This is still predominantly old school but pretty much completely does away with the little punk vibe of the early days, which takes away a bit of the fun and unruly style that just made people go crazy. Still, this is Toxic Holocaust evolving into something more refined, without compromising on the metal and the quality and steering clear of dumb trends (other than dumping their official web site in favor of social media sites, that is), so overall I'm satisfied enough to recommend this one.
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