Excellent debut for Romagna's label, which
can present 5 tracks each for Baratro and Entity, that are the most
popular and oldest bands, and 3, actually quite long, for Undead.
Baratro play a sort of death metal anchored to the old school and they
feel proud about it, though they don't disdeign occasional modern raids
like in "Dirty Crosses in Jubileum".
Dealing with a not too aggressive death are on the other hand Entity.
The recording itself is fucking 80's and curiously quite different from
the one of the other 2 bands who recorded and mixed at Alfonsine's Fear
Studios. Entity are definitely the most dynamic and groovy among the
3, even if constantlly substained by a rocky and chronometrical drumming.
The last 5-piece seems to be a welcome mix of Swedish death and Slayer
elements with some pogo techno-thrash riffs alà Megadeth/Testament
(good but unluckily few and reserved almost exclusively for "Agony";
nice is also the marriage among guitars, brutal vocals and thrash choruses
in "END". Altogether very involving in the first 2
tracks, Undead's short chorus won't easily be forgotten.
Hoping that the newborn record company breeds further products of the
same level, I can but just suggest, especially the youngest, the most
recent proposals here includedof the Italian death metal promising scene.
MARKUS GANZHERRLICH - 30/05/03