[Thorn:Skull] - Doomsday
Electro-Industrial Alright, well, first impressions of German act [Thorn:Skull] is relatively positive. There are a few things I'd like to point out, and I'm really not looking to sugar coat things right now, so let me just dive right into my deepest feelings and emotions. First, the album only cost me a dollar and twenty five cents for three songs. That is a fucking steal in the first sense, and it's nice to see an artist offer their music for such a cheap price.

Second, the artwork...Well, it was a little cheesy. I know you're a darker act, however, when you paint face on each section of the eight page digital art book, no matter how pretty you may be (And trust me, this guy's got the dark look going on pretty damn well), it makes you seem arrogant. I would've preferred to see more artwork rather than modeling photos.

Third, the music. No complaints here for the most part. This is a three song release. While the album doesn't do much to really push the limits of anything, it gets the job done well enough. "Tribe" serves as a very light intro to the album, sounding very sacred, injecting you with a feeling of mystification with its chilling high pitched noises, and then sort of scaring you with a complete drop in notes. Bass comes in every often, and an almost windy sort of feeling also comes along as more sounds pour in.

"Doomsday" and "Demons" are fair electro-industrial songs. The beat remains ominous, and the lyrics revolve around God and demons and all those things that we've heard before. While I don't want to be the one to bash the lyrical content of a song, this really is something that I have heard before. It's not really unique in any sense. However, the vocals are whisper like, almost like someone who's half drugged and also experiencing a revelation before their eyes.

So, just to repeat myself real quick, the price for the three songs represented in this release is awesome. You're paying around thirty cents a song, and even a fucking hobo can afford that. The artwork needs to be contain more art and less photos of the guy posing. And the music, while not stellar, still gets the job done well enough that I'll come back listening to it in no time. Check out the release, and see what you think for yourself.
3
Brutal Resonance

[Thorn:Skull] - Doomsday

6.5
"Alright"
N/A
Electroracle
Released off label 2012
Alright, well, first impressions of German act [Thorn:Skull] is relatively positive. There are a few things I'd like to point out, and I'm really not looking to sugar coat things right now, so let me just dive right into my deepest feelings and emotions. First, the album only cost me a dollar and twenty five cents for three songs. That is a fucking steal in the first sense, and it's nice to see an artist offer their music for such a cheap price.

Second, the artwork...Well, it was a little cheesy. I know you're a darker act, however, when you paint face on each section of the eight page digital art book, no matter how pretty you may be (And trust me, this guy's got the dark look going on pretty damn well), it makes you seem arrogant. I would've preferred to see more artwork rather than modeling photos.

Third, the music. No complaints here for the most part. This is a three song release. While the album doesn't do much to really push the limits of anything, it gets the job done well enough. "Tribe" serves as a very light intro to the album, sounding very sacred, injecting you with a feeling of mystification with its chilling high pitched noises, and then sort of scaring you with a complete drop in notes. Bass comes in every often, and an almost windy sort of feeling also comes along as more sounds pour in.

"Doomsday" and "Demons" are fair electro-industrial songs. The beat remains ominous, and the lyrics revolve around God and demons and all those things that we've heard before. While I don't want to be the one to bash the lyrical content of a song, this really is something that I have heard before. It's not really unique in any sense. However, the vocals are whisper like, almost like someone who's half drugged and also experiencing a revelation before their eyes.

So, just to repeat myself real quick, the price for the three songs represented in this release is awesome. You're paying around thirty cents a song, and even a fucking hobo can afford that. The artwork needs to be contain more art and less photos of the guy posing. And the music, while not stellar, still gets the job done well enough that I'll come back listening to it in no time. Check out the release, and see what you think for yourself. May 18 2013

Off label

Official release released by the artist themselves without the backing of a label.

Steven Gullotta

info@brutalresonance.com
I've been writing for Brutal Resonance since November of 2012 and now serve as the editor-in-chief. I love the dark electronic underground and usually have too much to listen to at once but I love it. I am also an editor at Aggressive Deprivation, a digital/physical magazine since March of 2016. I support the scene as much as I can from my humble laptop.

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