Warning: mt_rand(): max(-1) is smaller than min(0) in /var/customers/webs/stalker/www.stalker.cd/inc/inc-home.php on line 93 Warning: Illegal string offset 'URL' in /var/customers/webs/stalker/www.stalker.cd/inc/inc-home.php on line 112 Warning: Illegal string offset 'LOC' in /var/customers/webs/stalker/www.stalker.cd/inc/inc-home.php on line 113 Warning: Illegal string offset 'URL' in /var/customers/webs/stalker/www.stalker.cd/inc/inc-home.php on line 130 Warning: Illegal string offset 'LOC' in /var/customers/webs/stalker/www.stalker.cd/inc/inc-home.php on line 131 Homepage of Stalker Magazine
STALKER - Printversion
- Reviews: AUDIO CD -

For Ruin

Titel / Title December 
Label Sentinel 
Web www.forruin.com
Total run time
Vö/Release15 Sep 2007  
Deprecated: Function split() is deprecated in /var/customers/webs/stalker/www.stalker.cd/content_module/rezensionen_show.php on line 220
Irish Black/Death metal. This should be interesting! But... Unfortunately if you want to remain interested, don´t put this album on.
Founder John Murphy´s group doesn´t even seem to be playing the same song from time to time. It´s just an annoying mishmash of tedious guitar riffs, chaotic drumming and a wannabe screaming vocal, which mostly sounds like someone with a sore throat making a dirty phone call. The production sounds like a careless demo tape, which of course leads to one being even more confused when trying to make sense of the songs.
It would be easy to just blame the fact that Ireland doesn´t have the same extensive extreme metal culture like for instance Scandinavia, but unfortunately I just have to blame For Ruin for not getting it right on this one. “December” being their debut album there´s still of course hope that For Ruin finds some balance in what they are trying to achieve, but at least for now they are way lost.

Sami Iivonen

Read comments: 0                           Write comments