Format: Digital, CD.
Background/Info: I already got the opportunity to discover earlier work from Von Mollestein. This band is hailing from The Netherlands and defines their music as the mix between Aggrotech and Black-Metal.
Content: “The Order Of The Fist” features 10 songs. The work takes off in a violent way, kind of full speed Hardcore Metal music with harsh, shouting, vocals on top. Quite progressively the work also reveals a ‘softer’ side mixing guitar riffs together with more explicit electronic treatments.
+ + + : It’s hard to label this band and it even has been never that difficult as for this new opus. And that’s precisely what makes the originality of this band; kind of ‘no rules – no compromises’ attitude. If you’re into violent music you better try Von Mollestein which is getting harder and harder. I’m more addicted to the ‘softer’ side of the work revealing a better balance between guitar and electronics. This band clearly has a potential to find an audience and doesn’t spare any effort to catch their attention.
– – – : This band is clearly not into melodies and other clichés but it would make their music more accessible… at least for non-Metal addicts.
Conclusion: Sonic terrorism made in The Netherlands.
Best songs: “Jacky Boy”, “Midnight Meateater”.
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