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AFTER WORLD OBLITERATION; Terrorizer – World Downfall Review

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ArtistTerrorizer
AlbumWorld Downfall
GenreGrindcore
OriginLos Angeles, California
Year1989
Record LabelEarache Records
Release TypeFull Length

Terrorizer’s first album is a bit of a stand-alone in its own history, very apart from subsequent records yet grand enough to stand on its own, being put together at the dawn of Grindcore and still staying relevant to this day, this massive album has a collection of highlights among its full and restless sound. Terrorizer is not for the faint of heart and you will not find a breath of relief from start to finish, it’s either all or nothing while those who truly enjoy Grindcore go down the path of rebellion.

The album starts its 16-track journey with “After World Obliteration”, effectively setting off a bomb of criticism against the system from the very beginning with no apologies made. The track is fast and constant, the euphoria kicks in and prepares to stay there and not come down in a while, even after “Fear of Napalm” offers a more melodic and slightly slower rhythm, standing out already between the height of masterful guitars and the impending continuity of the rush we’re in.

Along the way we encounter “Resurrection”, and it’s a very interesting turn of events as the vocals become more persistent and present, the drums shine brighter and the strings have these eureka moments in which they become somewhat more transparent and the instrumental complexities become more melodic. “Ripped to Shreds” introduces even more protagonist drums that carry the whole track on their shoulders, easing the load of the guitars and relegating them to second place, which gives the piece an enchanting color among it’s crudeness and power.

As soon as you hear the opening drums of “Whirlwind Struggle” your mind gets ready to be taken beyond and inside the disruption of the automated thinking that Terrorizer wants to kick you out of. The whole purpose of this album seems to be to shake you off your peaceful mental slumber and rebel against all else, search for your own burst and power and command your mind into going beyond conventions and into the unknown. “Dead Shall Rise” is another powerhouse for drums and this time they don’t fall to the back, once again they decide to stay on top and manage the whole sound. Pete Sandoval in the drums just makes it impossible to deny them, he plays with so much passion and strength sometimes the drums become the song and all else is force to be relegated to the back for as long as Sandoval wishes so.

Last but not least, “World Downfall”, the title track and oddly enough last one, lets itself be completely devoured by the drums, as they once more make the statement of having the second half of the album for themselves, and really, it cannot be frowned upon, everything works beautifully alongside them, but by the last moments of this powerful piece of Grindcore, it is more than evident that it was the drums that steadily took this whole ride to a next level.

With such strong elements combined together, Grindcore can only look up to albums like “World Downfall” and it has done so ever since 1989.

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