Conjure and Command (Relapse)
Reviewed by Raoul Hernandez, Fri., Aug. 26, 2011
Toxic HolocaustConjure and Command (Relapse)
It's no secret how one-man thrash brand Joel Grind keeps skate punks elbow-stomping: machine-gun hooks ("Bitch"). The fourth no-frills Megadeth runoff sprints through 10 hand grenades in 32 minutes ("Nowhere To Run"), Conjure and Command the perfect descriptor of Grind's flawless production aesthetic – parking-lot minimalism with a blacktop smack. "I Am Disease" marches a breather after which the "Revelations" decline, but this Oregonian remains kush.