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A Brutal Death Metal Opus from Guillotine A.D.

A new album released from Guillotine A.D. Brings out a plethora of death and thrash metal that hits hard and does so with fierceness and brutality that shakes the ground beneath your feet and all with a doomish edge and a soiree of metal subgenres that come into play.

The Born to Fall album is riddled with rupturous riffs that are accompanied by thrashing drums that are performed with such a tightness but with such character that the whole tone of the record becomes incredibly addicting.

One of the things I love about this record is the attention to detail and how the musicianship across the release is astounding and this is something that people that don't really listen to a lot of metal, don't really understand.

To have the ability to put together songs like this and play them so tight is a very high level of musicianship. You have to really know your instrument and have been playing it for years to be able to pull this kind of stuff off.

The guitarist, bassist, and drummer could all play jazz if they wanted to.

There are plenty of layers to be peeled back across the span of this album and loads of drudging guitar sections along with pit-worthy breakdowns but there's also a catchiness to a lot of these songs especially rhythmically and those are the kinds of things that stick in your brain for hours after the record is ended.

Another thing I really enjoy about this is that it's a full album. We live in such a single-based society that it's not often you get full albums anymore which to me, is incredibly sad so I'm really happy to hear a full album like this that just crushes from beginning to end.

The energy on this release is outstanding and it gives the air of a live performance where all the players are just feeding off of each other the entire time.

This helps push the envelope for these songs and brings an added fire to the recordings themselves and seeing them in person would be a face-melter.

And this is the kind of band you want to get your face melted with.

You can hear all kinds of different black and death metal influences throughout the record just strewn about here and there and other kinds of metal subgenres are strewn across the album as well and it's that combination of these styles that make this thing pound.

You have hardcore, grindcore, death metal, black metal, heavy metal, thrash metal, and loads more just rolled into one fat record that hits like a sucker punch to the gut.

These guys pay true tribute to the genre and put a lot into this album.

I would certainly suggest listening to this record from beginning to end because just listening to a few songs doesn't offer the full spectrum of what the entire album delivers.

This thing hits hard exactly where and the way it should and I would suggest turning it nice and loud because the louder it is, the better it sounds.

This record is for literally anyone who's a fan of any kind of real deal metal but especially death metal because in terms of death metal especially, they hit all the sweet spots.

Check this record out right now and remember where you heard it first.

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