Friday, February 19, 2010

In the Name of Satan We Are Forced to Rock

I'm finally getting around to checking out the new Arsis. I'm not sure yet if they've undergone some sort of Motley Crue-esque awakening in the past two years, but the title of the first track is "Forced to Rock"...and it sounds just like what you'd expect: a more technically-proficient Grim Reaper. It's definitely a genre-bending moment and I'm curious to see if it's a one-off experiment or something they experiment with successfully through the whole album.

Edit: there's a video. A video in which Arsis is channeling their inner Van Halen. I can't help but be struck with admiration:

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