Blood Thirsty is the continuation of a side project of Derek Corzine (Whisper from Heaven, Syringe, Bloodline Severed) he had with Rev. James Rich back in the ’90s. This fast-paced death metal project is backed by a movie-soundtrack-style symphony of sorts, and filled with several decades worth of metal influences, impressive guitar soloing, death metal growls and sound effects that will leave you scratching your head as to how one man does it all. Lyrically, the album is well grounded spiritually, and you can get your devil-bashing on with tunes like “Crush the Head of the Serpent” and “The Day the Devil Lost.” Don’t miss this one.
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