The Last Soundtrack (n / a)
Reviewed by Christopher Gray, Fri., July 6, 2007
The Last Soundtrack
The promise of brand-new life is usually as popular a topic in the industrial universe as rainbows and daffodils. Even Skinny Puppy fans reproduce, however, so Pail's Mike and Rachel Titsworth can be forgiven for penning The Last Soundtrack opener "OMG" about their new offspring, especially since the steamrolling song recalls KMFDM in their prime. Things are back to normal for the Ministry-like "Rusted," as Mike bellows, "The prize for which they excavate opens the floodgates of death!" The black-metal onslaught of "Forever Severed" pries open those gates further. All bare-knuckled guitar and relentless drums with the odd radio-friendly hook tossed in "Disbelief" could almost pass for Evanescence, except, you know, it's sung by a dude the local septet's 10-song CD (plus two bonus CD-ROM videos) doesn't blaze new trails, but its gut-churning wrath will surely warm the cockles of your black heart.
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