KMFDM - WTF?!
Industrial, Rock Here I am once again with a review copy of the brand new KMFDM album called simply 'WTF?!' a very stylish title and as always a five letter name that the band are known for (there is one or two exceptions).

I don't know why, but KMFDM to me feels a bit like an old friend that comes to visit about once in a year. The thing is that you don't notice a lot of difference and you remember and recognize the whole sound from the first track you hear.

What I really love about the band is the sarcasm and the attitude along with the really catchy tunes that tend to stick to your head. As always the production is really good, you get a good dose of both guitars and synthesizers along with Sasha's typical industrial metal vocals that you will recognize instantly.

'WTF?!' consist of 10 tracks that all are pretty similar and style and build up but still very different except for the track "Take it like a man" which takes a whole different approach and is a bit more disco/club like track and the guitars aren't as forward here as they are in the other tracks. Also there's female vocals instead of the grunting male vocals which is nice.

"Dystopia" is also a track that is a bit different from the others and this one is pretty down tempo but after a while you get a bit more aggressive vibe and the vocals become more screaming and aggressive (female ones again).

I really like this album and there are very few flaws in it, the only one could probably be that not much has changed with the last three albums, but this isn't necessarily a bad thing or a flaw when you think about it. If you love the newer KMFDM than I am more than sure that you will dig this album as well, because it's really damn good.

They have been around for a long time now and they know what they are doing and they are doing it damn well too. Maybe it's a tiny bit repetitive in my ears, but still its really good and probably one of the best industrial metal albums out right now.
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KMFDM - WTF?!

8.0
"Great"
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Electroracle
Spotify
Released 2011 by Dependent Records
Here I am once again with a review copy of the brand new KMFDM album called simply 'WTF?!' a very stylish title and as always a five letter name that the band are known for (there is one or two exceptions).

I don't know why, but KMFDM to me feels a bit like an old friend that comes to visit about once in a year. The thing is that you don't notice a lot of difference and you remember and recognize the whole sound from the first track you hear.

What I really love about the band is the sarcasm and the attitude along with the really catchy tunes that tend to stick to your head. As always the production is really good, you get a good dose of both guitars and synthesizers along with Sasha's typical industrial metal vocals that you will recognize instantly.

'WTF?!' consist of 10 tracks that all are pretty similar and style and build up but still very different except for the track "Take it like a man" which takes a whole different approach and is a bit more disco/club like track and the guitars aren't as forward here as they are in the other tracks. Also there's female vocals instead of the grunting male vocals which is nice.

"Dystopia" is also a track that is a bit different from the others and this one is pretty down tempo but after a while you get a bit more aggressive vibe and the vocals become more screaming and aggressive (female ones again).

I really like this album and there are very few flaws in it, the only one could probably be that not much has changed with the last three albums, but this isn't necessarily a bad thing or a flaw when you think about it. If you love the newer KMFDM than I am more than sure that you will dig this album as well, because it's really damn good.

They have been around for a long time now and they know what they are doing and they are doing it damn well too. Maybe it's a tiny bit repetitive in my ears, but still its really good and probably one of the best industrial metal albums out right now.
May 03 2011

Fredrik Croona

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