Adrenochrome Review

 
Adrenochrome
Rabble Rouser
12 Track CD
Muerte Media
Released 1st January 2015
 
 Rabble Rouser - Aptly named!
 
Written for Blackened Horde zine
 
Adrenochrome – Blackstone Valley, USA
 
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Recorded by Kris Lapke at The Doom Room, Pawtucket, RI (c) 2015 Adrenochrome / Muerte Media. Art by R.Cinami / Muerte Media (c) 2015
 
Genre: Metal every which way!!
 
Biography:
“Adrenochromewould best be described as 'Sonic Disorientation'. The power of supersonic riffs and odd grooves. Blending together new and old to produce their sound with elements of death metal, doom, grind-core, punk, jazz & black thrash. Lyrically showcasing anarchism, self-empowerment, revolution and anti-theism. Incubating since 2011 but officially active in August 2013, Adrenochrome hails from Blackstone Valley, RI. Adrenochrome has had the pleasure of opening for Suffocation, Eyehategod, Iron Reagan, Swashbuckle, Sin of Angels, Headrot, No Raza, Nekrogoblikon and more!”
 
Intro
A sampled voice informs us about the author Aldous Huxley – the guy who recalled his experiences when taking a psychedelic drug. If he listened to Adrenochrome I could understand why!
 
Dead Breed
Just dust away the cobwebs and throw your hair about to this little ditty – this track festers under the skin and explodes with an antagonistic flurry! The riffs eat you from the inside out!
 
Natural Restoration
Another heavy weight mammoth expulsion of mega annihilation (try saying that after a few lemonades!) This bludgeoning track will unleash the caged metal animal in all of us – no doubt! Demanding and abrasive!
 
Game of Life
Captivating by its primitively wild beginning and full on rabidity that is raw and immense in every sense of the word. If you don’t feel angry after listening to this there is something wrong with you! Fiercely engrossing with heaps of tension!
 
Bleed the Myth
More tension a brewing – the turbulence reaches its climax very early on and leaves its mark of brutality! The sheer aggression is powerfully thrilling and captivating with its awkward ranting and severe savagery. Prepare to be assaulted by the audial!
 
DEVolution
The shrill and perplexing start to this track will make your ears bleed – well if you are anything like me you will have the volume up to its max capacity! The squalling growls are really impressive as the surrounding music invades the ears (what’s left of them) and will swamp you with an aggressive onslaught.
 
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“Undiluted, devastating and evil to within an inch of its life – a must for all hard core metal heads who love bathing in acid!”
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Consumed/Destroyed
Scintillating as it is captivating, the sonic madness continues to impress.  There is no coaxing here just full on metal attack! It is violent and rampaging.  The riffs and beats can definitely be described as consuming and destroying as the vocals battle it out with the drums and guitar – nobody wins!
 
Interlude
A plethora of unimaginable sounds and samples that will wreck your head even further on this mechanical monster!
 
New World Slaughter
No regard for the unwary, none whatsoever! The virulence continues to climb to its peak and reaps utter chaos.  The guitars are thrusting and malevolent with a battering of beats and guttural growls this is an infectious slurry of putridity – just go with it!
 
Corporate Insurgence
Full of intrigue with fast paced opening, it brutally savages in a cruel momentous swagger of rigorously compelling sounds that are ‘just right’ for a hungry metal head! Something to sink your teeth into and that does not mean someone’s head, although you can’t help but feel your blood coursing around your veins while listening to this! Utter madness!
 
Misinformation
A calm sampled voice points out the meaning of misinformation – at only 2 minutes and 2 seconds this track then melts into the outro.
 
Outro
A more doom laden sound emerges. It is spiteful and creepy as the malevolence grows taller with every striking riff until it is chopped short.
 
Summary:
Unbridled filth and calamity reigns supreme on this album. It holds the answer to keeping warm on a cold winter’s evening! By that I mean it speeds up the blood and of course your head will want to join in, that is of course if you can keep pace with the caustic rhythms that lie in wait for the unsuspecting listener, although we are all hardened metal heads, aren’t we? So it shouldn’t pose too much of a problem!
 
It’s definitely ALL beast and no beauty here though. It can be likened to a full vat of acid ready to immerse its victims into and then simply walks away laughing! The adrenaline will be pumping long after the music finishes – you can bet on it!
 
The album floods you with a vindictive onslaught of evil and spawned atmospheric tension so much so that it is hard to ignore.
 
Undiluted, devastating and evil to within an inch of its life – a must for all hard core metal heads who love bathing in acid!
 
10/10
 
Track List:
INTRO 00:23
DEAD BREED 02:10
NATURAL RESTORATION 03:13
GAME OF LIFE 03:12
BLEED THE MYTH 02:43
DEVolution 02:26
CONSUMED / DESTROYED 03:22
INTERLUDE 00:41
NEW WORLD SLAUGHTER 03:12
CORPORATE INSURGENTS 03:35
MISINFORMATION 02:02
OUTRO 00:12
 
Members:
Tayte Leigh – Guitar
Evan Barone – Guitar
Josh Watkins – Vocals
Rob Cinami - Drums
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adrenochrome
Sleepwalking towards Armageddon
6 Track Live E.P
Released 29th September 2014
 
Apocalyptic! New Live E.P from Adrenochrome!
 
Written for Blackened Horde zine
 
Adrenochrome – Blackstone Valley, Rhode Island
 
Links:
https://www.facebook.com/adrenochrome401/timeline
 
Listen here it’s FREE DOWNLOAD too!
https://www.facebook.com/adrenochrome
 
Sleepwalking toward Armageddon (Live E.P) Recorded on July 19th 2014 @ FETE in Providence, RI (c) 2014
 
Genre: Metal
 
Biography:
“A fierce torrent of blasting beats, monster riffs and paralysing vocals!”
 
They (intro) 00:18
Take heed of the apocalyptic warning!
 
Devolution (live) 02:16
This 2 minute 16 second slice of malice is overwhelming with deep, scathing vocal content that rings out to a dis-organised array of squalid rhythms so much so even the blurriness is chaotic!
 
Bleed The Myth (live) 02:42
If you could say that music is disjointed but can still sound good it must be this track! Totally screwed up but raw and frenzied. The fact it is so disheveled makes it a more enjoyable track! There is no escaping the fact that Adrenochrome are full on, in your face and extreme. The proof is right here.
 
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“It is raw metal, like it took a deviant turning from the norm and found anarchy all by itself! They describe themselves as “Sonic Disorientation” which is a very truthful way of describing the sounds they mangle during their anarchic reign of terror!”
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Natural Restoration (live) 03:06
The crazed and maniacal torrents breathe their diabolical breath amid a squalling, violent and hellish vocal that even Satan would be proud of! A totally cruel and shocking guise of pure venom!
 
Consumed/Destroyed (live) 03:08
The longest track on this live E.P and it broods more evil personified. It rages with contempt with incoherent vocals although it matters little as the frenzy takes over! Its heavy structures bulge under the weight of such a composition and will stir the emotions with vehemence!
 
Crimes against Conformity 01:59
Quite a different track than previous although still infectiously raw. The siren wails urgently to a marching beat – is this the end? The end of mankind as we know it?
 
I have a feeling Adrenochrome will be back even bigger and better than before!
 
Summary:
This E.P captures the rapturous Adrenochrome in live play. I have to say they are a sound for sore ears and in that moment will most likely burn your ears off completely, due to its caustic burn!
 
The hellishly raw compositions are well O.T.T (Over the Top) and can be enjoyed quite easily for the sheer sulphurous scorn that is emitted from them, as within their music lies a barbaric sense of emotions that pour out in an unscrupulous manner!
 
It is raw metal, like it took a deviant turning from the norm and found anarchy all by itself! They describe themselves as “Sonic Disorientation” which is a very truthful way of describing the sounds they mangle during their anarchic reign of terror!
Incubated in 2011 as they put it, but only active from August last year Adrenochrome are warriors of their cause and most definitely have already made their mark with the fantastic release of “New World Slaughter”
 
Adrenochromeare a true representation of everything uncleansed, ungodly, unworldly and vile – must be why listening gives one a sense of freedom and freedom from blame and guilt, as they can wrap themselves in this typhoon of madness and just let go! Although I do prefer the “New World Slaughter” as it is a lot more condensed, although this E.P is exciting it sort of boils over so some of the potency is lost. However Adrenochrome are the ones to watch out for if you like your metal morbidly raw and from the gut extreme!
 
8½/10
 
Tracks:
They (intro) 00:18
Devolution (live) 02:16
Bleed The Myth (live) 02:42
Natural Restoration (live) 03:06
Consumed/Destroyed (live) 03:08
Crimes against Conformity 01:59
 
Members:
Tayte Leigh – Guitar
Evan Barone – Guitar
Josh Watkins – Vocals
Rob Cinami - Drums
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adrenochrome
A New World Slaughter
7 Track Album
Muerte Media
Released 12th August 2013
 
 
 
Adrenochrome – Blackstone Valley, Rhode Island
 
Links:
https://www.facebook.com/adrenochrome

 

Listen and download free here:
https://adrenochrome1.bandcamp.com/
 
Genre: Death Metal/Death Core
 
Biography:
“Adrenochrome, is a Death Metal/Death Core band hailing from Blackstone Valley, Rhode Island and formed recently in August of this year. Adrenochrome generates enormous amounts of sound energy, much like an explosion. The power of supersonic riffs and solid grooves often leaves a path of destruction in its aftermath”
 
Adrenochrome (catecholamine o-quinone), chemical formula C9H9NO3, is a compound produced by the oxidation of adrenaline (epinephrine). – So now you know what to expect from this quartet.
 
Adrenochrome (Sample)
 
New World Slaughter
This track hits straight between the eyes and is a toxic brawl of venom, demanding attention from the moment it starts its vicious onslaught. The vocals are particularly engaging as they are brutal and outstanding, whilst the music far from hides behind them, but protrudes with riveting excitement.
 
No Sense of Shame (Sample)
 
Consumed - Destroyed
As the title would suggest it is pretty gnarly and exceeds its limits in rhythmic punching and hearty ravenous drumming.  It more than grazes the aural, more like batters it into submission. The devastation continues and keeps its grip on the listener with avid and eager intentions.
 
I'm the Bad Guy? (Sample)
 
Bleed the Myth
Superb snorting opens this evil track of spite. Soaked in a rabid anger the cataclysmic rhythms pour openly like a festering bloody wound. Vocally engaging to reveal low harsh growls and high pitched screams that scathe unmercifully to a damming conclusion.
 
 
 
You Have to Have Evil (Sample)
 
To Sum up:
Yes evil is all around us but it is here it looms the most, although the sample tracks are there just to ease you into each track, I feel the band could have added a few more tracks to really whet the appetite for full on throttling destruction, however they have only been together four measly months but in that time they have done incredibly well getting this album together – so kudos to them for that.
 
Awash with favourable impact and unquestionable potencyAdrenochrome sure do live up to their name, no heated debate about this. They are intent on destruction and it's a sure fire tirade of brutality, of that there is no doubt what so ever and thanks to the Internet, all you brutal metal heads can enjoy it in all its glory, in your own home, unless you are holidaying in Rhode Island and can get to see them live, which wouldn’t be a bad thing at all.
 
But in the meantime why not scour the turbulent depths for yourself by checking out the above link and listen for yourselves. Be warned it is mighty explosive and no doubt the aftermath once played will have far reaching consequences that will be felt worldwide.
 
9/10
 
Track List:
Adrenochrome (Sample)                      
New World Slaughter                           
No Sense of Shame (Sample)               
Consumed - Destroyed                       
I'm the Bad Guy? (Sample)                  
Bleed the Myth                                   
You Have to Have Evil (Sample)           
 
Members:
Rob Cinami - Drums
Evan Barone - Guitar
Tayte Leigh - Guitar
Josh Watkins - Vocals