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Chances are the average listener will find SYL very irritating.
The velocity that this band plays at is mind blowing.
The New Black follows very close on the heels of Alien an effort that displayed main man Devin Townsends mathmatical insanity note for note perfectly.
Gene Hoglan formely of the early 80's death metal band Dark Angel only becomes a better drummer with every new SYL cd.
He has no equal!!!
Jed Simon & Byron Stroud(Fear Factory)compliment and add to the wall of sound created by Gene & Devin with equal distinctive brilliance.
Beleive me when I say if your blown away by the intensity you hear on of their cd's the… Read more
I bought this on 9/11/01.
It was early in the morning & I had no idea what was going on in the world yet.
I was focused on two things getting to work and buying the new Slayer cd.
My job at the time was right next door to a small record store.
By the time I got into work I was told to go home.
It was then I was informed.
It was another 24 hours b4 I remebered that I had bought this cd.
So I popped it in my walkman and sat on my porch listening and reading along to God Hates Us All.
By the end of the 1st song I was in tears.
Allthough not what some would call"PATRIOTIC"nor could anyone for… Read more
Having seen countless theatrical trailers for this film I had my mind made up that this would be very bad.
So I rented it and reluctantly gave it a spin.
Im very glad I did.
Director John Singleton is allways hit or miss for me mostly miss but Brothers is an entertaining thriller with solid performances all around.
There are occasional missteps mainly for me the suspension of disbeleif regarding the lack of authority on behalf of the law enforcers but thats really being pety.
This is a work of fiction that aims to be direct and succeeds.
Allthough not original(the idea of family revenge has been done ad nausem)Brothers is not super cgi quick cut slick in its… Read more