1 - Time Bomb
2 - Destiny
3 - Dying in
my own Arms
4 - Repeat
5 - Something
6 - Lord have
7 - Non Believer
8 - Hid Father's
9 - Never
surrender Virtue (no desit virtus)
Morcey - vocals
Rich Rosa -
Braddock - guitar
- guitar (solos)
Erik Barret -
at Planet Z studios- produced
by Zeuss and 100 Demons - mastered
by Alan Douches at West west side music
violent and unstoppable death-crossover for 100 Demons in their self
title full length.
fury, merged with mastery and wise parsimony to melodic incursions mixed
with riffs of guitar and doble drums very quick and hammering.
“Time Bomb” and “Destiny Never Came” the sound is
simply destructive: quite intelligent are the sound solutions making
these songs original and innovative.
growl the one by Pete Morcey winning on candenced riffs and relentless
rhythm, recreating a sort of “fight to the last note”.
In My Own Arms” it’s almost an emo-core
song, managing to express itself in less articulated but more
emotionally strong sonorities!
drumming by Rich Rosa is a true splinter ripping the sound veil of bass
and guitars, creating sound slashes from which droplets of blood-like
scarlet voice drip.
“Repeat Process” I am particularly surprised by the choice of
a clean voice clearly recalling the In Flames’style. A tenacious yet
delicate song, where music and ideas find a personal place in the
have Mercy” and “Non
Believer” are developed following the
path started by 1, proposing a great technique with strong sounds, even
though a bit too similar to each other.
find episodes of great geniality in this album that, unfortunately, are
reproposed too many times in the CD.
hints to the sound of Swedish Death guitars refined and cured is
in “Hid Father’Son”, a song saving the album from becoming
double drum for a rhythm more marked by bass working playing round with
the muted guitar riffs.
voice of Pete Morcey keeps going almost forgetting the context of the
CD, managing to carry on a parallel music idea ending in “Never
surrender Virtue (No desit Virtus)”, a song with a bit undertone riffs appearing tired, in opposition
to a powerful rhythm.
in all this is a good work, with very good ideas, but they are too few
and not well distributed.
work to be perfected.
Sara De Vita 16.07.2004