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Review: Aggravator - Populace Destructor
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Populace Destructor

Label: Independent
Year released: 2014
Duration: 29:32
Tracks: 10
Genre: Thrash Metal

Rating: 3.75/5

Review online: March 15, 2015
Reviewed by: Luxi Lahtinen
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Populace Destructor

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Hailing from San Antonio, Texas, the 4-piece unit known as Aggravator obviously knows their stuff. Thrash Metal is the name of their game, the more brutal and vicious side to be precise.

Populace Destructor is the title of Aggravator's self-released 10-track debut full-length and it offers an ear-pleasing package of heavy, skillfully played crispy Thrash Metal that leans toward the old school more than anything else. The band has found the right recipe for their merciless Thrash Metal attacks that plunge into our necks like a storm of nails. First they thrill and then they kill, over and over again. It's bands like early Kreator, Avenger of Blood and Divine Intervention-era Slayer that they tend to remind me of. The guitar sound has the same raw and brutal neck-snapping sound. Jesse Lopez' solos are pretty technical and top-notch, similar to how Craig and Steve from Forbidden churned them out in (you get the idea, right?). Derek's vocals are just as brutal and badass as Eric from Avenger of Blood.

All in all, Populace Destructor takes its place in the world of Thrash Metal as a very promising record. Aggravator definitely kick ass on this fine Thrash opus!

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