"I-it's not like I worship Satan or anything... Baka!"
With that off-beat melding of gothic and anime nerd tropes, Blood Fountain begins with the concise, ripping, and well-constructed opener "Falling Children"; a song about corrupting innocent youth that will likely convince you to hail the dark lord too with its catchy riffs and outright demonic solo pieces.
The next track "Hanging On A Fence" is a slightly darker tune that turns noisier with time, mirroring the life and mental state of a decaying keeper of "justice".
Following it is an interesting foray into touches of 80's metal with "Rushing To My Head". Working as probably the finest blending with the goth sub-genre since 45 Grave's "Party Time"; it effectively makes a unique detour without feeling disjointed or making any distasteful pitfalls, leaving the song as one of the best examples of many diverse influences present throughout the EP.
The EP closes on "Dripping Consequence", which brings all the focus of Blood Fountain into a great summary. With a wonderfully concise structure that seems to tie all the influences and unique Death-rock featured previously into a single bite.
Simply; Blood Fountain is a great addition for fans of modern Death-rock, Goth, and Punk who want all the fun of the sub-genre's classic sounds harkening back to the 1980's, while adding all the fun, new twists of modern artistry.
released May 4, 2015
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