Power Trip

Manifest Decimation (Southern Lord)

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Power Trip

Manifest Decimation (Southern Lord)

Blazing out of Dallas like a kaiju armed with amp stacks and Jackson guitars, Power Trip busts down doors and stomps spinal chords with Manifest Decimation. The quintet's first LP brandishes muscle at the easiest provocation, bench-pressing power chords like rolls of paper towels and ripping T-shirts through sheer machismo. The blazing chug of "Crossbreaker" stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the hair-swinging thrash of "Heretic's Fork," blades unsheathed and bones piling at their feet. If Slayer ever decides to abandon its path to destruction, Power Trip is ready to step into those bloody boots without missing a beat(down). (Thu., 10:55pm, Red 7)


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