You may have already seen the cover of this record. A David Lee Roth-esque creature (possibly David Lee Roth) in black metal regalia, complete with upside down cross on forehead and pentagram on chest. It’s been making the rounds. Unfortunately, this record is not a collection of black metalized Van Halen covers. It’s actually pretty straightforward. No jokes, just black metal/thrashy stuff on one side and chaotic hardcore stuff on the other. There may be some gags in the lyrics, at least on the Kata Sarka side, based on song titles like “Mired in Spleen,” but there’s no lyric sheet, so who can say?
–mp (Reality Is A Cult)