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Left Cross: Hell Is Hell 7"

Left Cross: Hell Is Hell 7"


Tags: · 10s · death metal · metal · richmond · spo-default · spo-disabled
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Left Cross has been consistently pummeling audiences across the Mid-Atlantic since early 2015, and we are proud to share with you their first vinyl offering: “Hell Is Hell.” With these three tracks of crushing death metal, this Richmond band both strips the genre down to its bones and still bring ripping solos, thunderous drumming, and engaging songs that prove Left Cross is as informed by Discharge as they are Repulsion.

Our take: Debut 7" from this Richmond metal band on the always-reliable Vinyl Conflict label. While I like a lot of metal, I'm no scholar of metal the way I am of punk and hardcore, so I apologize if my description lacks some detail, but I can confirm that this totally rips. Left Cross have that dry and heavy death metal sound that I associate with the 90s Florida dead metal thing. In particular, they sound quite a lot like Morbid Angel to my ears, with just a touch of the proggy melodies favored by Death. The production is big and powerful and the riffs as well as the songs as a whole are memorable... if you keep an eye on underground metal don't let this one slip by you just because it's on a label primarily known for releasing hardcore.