Album review: Deicide – ‘Overtures of Blasphemy’ (Century Media)

Deicide – ‘Overtures of Blasphemy’ (Century Media)

Deicide artworkAlthough the quality of Deicide’s recorded output hasn’t always been the most consistent throughout their soon to be 30 years as a band, there’s no denying the Floridian death metallers’ indelible legacy within the genre. The unholy trinity of their self-titled debut, ‘Legion’ and ‘Once Upon A Cross’ remain as defining as they were in the early 90s, heralding a signature style from which the band has rarely deviated. There’s nothing necessarily wrong with knowing what to expect from a band’s new material, but a firm adherence to formula resulted in a staleness to most of Deicide’s efforts from the noughties. Click the link to find out why Jonni D reckons that, five years on from their last full-length, they return with a competently crafted, yet overwhelmingly safe album:

from CD Reviews

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