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Published 18.09.2019


Download Freaks - Rigor Mortis (2) - Freaks (CD)
1989
Label: Metal Blade Records - 7 72423-2 • Format: CD EP • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Thrash, Speed Metal

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So, back on the shelf it goes, not nearly the curiosity that Mark Ryden's cover image suggests. I paid something like 50 bucks for this EP on EBay. Call me stupid if you wish, but I'll call you Freaks - Rigor Mortis (2) - Freaks (CD) loser for not owning one of the best thrash metal EPs ever. Call me a fanboy for giving it the kind of rating I did despite vowing to reserve the high scale for masterpieces, and I'll tell you that yes, I am a fanboy, please clean your ears thoroughly with Spiritus Fortis and an electric drill, and face the music.

This is brilliance, splattered on the walls, reeking of gore, and ready to chop your grandma to pieces and feed her to the undead two blocks down the street. And all this in a fun-loving, unreserved manner of classic thrash. The recent re-release of the self-titled album by Rigor Mortis has turned Freaks into a collectible rarity, Freaks - Rigor Mortis (2) - Freaks (CD).

The last album, Vs the Earth, has been widely distributed, and it still is readily available on EBay and even in used record stores, at least here in Finland. If I may voice my opinion, it is worth it, until the band members run out of beer and decide to re-release this one, too. I predict that this will happen before the year There's no need for that, since I already have my own copy, and I really don't care about the rest of you, so I hope my prophecy fails.

It's new material we need, not re-releases. The EP is a minute display of pure brilliance, much in the same way as the self-titled is. Once again, the essence of the brilliance comes mostly from a single source: Scaccia's guitar. The man is unbelievable in his speed, and the Freaks - Rigor Mortis (2) - Freaks (CD) style is instantly recognizable. Luckily, the sole design parameter results in fast, aggressive and extremely listenable thrash with constant riffing excellence.

Any reunion of the band is impossible without Scaccia, and therefore we all should join in a silent prayer of whatever each one of us believes is the most effective deity, and wish for a sudden break-up of Ministry. Bruce Corbitt was my favourite vocalist in the late 80's. He was kicked out of the band, and on Freaks the new singer Doyle Bright does the vocals. Somehow, I get the feeling that Bright was a result of some serious searching. Bright shouts in roughly the same register as Corbitt did, and uses the same "angry man" shouting approach to deliver Freaks - Rigor Mortis (2) - Freaks (CD) anger and violence in the songs.

Yup, this guy was not a man found on the street, but the result of a deliberate search for a guy to replace a vocal talent the band knew they needed. The style was and still is such a rarity that I believe accidentally finding a vocalist with such resemblance with the previous guy could not have been possible. Keeping Corbitt would have been even better, but Bright is almost as good. The production has improved from the self-titled. The sound is maybe a bit thinner, having lost some of the cluttered love-handles of bad production, but the disturbing clicking and clanging has almost disappeared from the cymbals, the bass is audible, and the whole sound is a lot sharper and tighter.

The greatest and most pleasant surprise is the bass. It used to be inaudible, and went back to the background on the Vs the Earth, but on Freaks it can for once be heard well enough for one to appreciate it. Especially on the song The Haunted the bass does some very nice things, and Mr.

Orr can't be blamed for lack of skill. He may be a punk rocker nowadays, but he sure can play, in the studio at least. The first part is an instrumental, the second a story about being eaten alive by worms after being buried alive. Don't fall asleep under the living room table with a mouthful of spaghetti while listening to this. There's also an explanation of a kind on the album cover, in the special thanks section. On the Freaks cover, they give special thanks to someone called David Spivey, Freaks - Rigor Mortis (2) - Freaks (CD).

Maybe he is the guy who should have a urine test despite working for Rigor Mortis? Sounds like Why not rate this as high as the self-titled? Well, this should have been a full-length. The band lost the spark on Vs the Earth, and it's a pity they didn't go all the way when the pyre was still roaring. Otherwise, I am completely satisfied. This is good! This one has a lot of sentimental value for me as it was the first cd I ever bought, and I still have it, original jewel case, no broken spokes or anything, although I'm afraid the long box has been lost to the ages.

Anyway, 25 minutes give or take of some of the most gut wrenchingly powerful death thrash that still holds up today can be found on this release. Wicked, insanely fast riffery from Mike Scaccia who would later move onto Ministry who would under appreciate his abilityflawless played speed bass from Casey Orr, pummeling drums from Harden Harrison, who like Chuck Biscuits, never utilized the waterfall of double kick drumming that so came to characterize the genre. The vocals of Doyle Bright are truly tortured sounding as well, although I have to say that I prefer Bruce Corbitt's vocals a little more, as he put more enunciation into his screaming.

If only newer bands would look into the past and realize that actual mastery of an instrument is more important than the fashion trend fatality bands we're stuck with Freaks - Rigor Mortis (2) - Freaks (CD).

Mike Scaccia, the guitar player, is a demon on the guitar. He has to be one of the most technical guitar players in the genre. He is one of the fastest as well. He can shred! If you like old school thrash and death metal, you will like this CD. Their are five songs on this EP, all of them are fast and brutally heavy.

The album opens with "Freaks", which is one of the best songs ever. The CD contains pummeling riffs The album clocks in at about 25 minutes, but once the scream at the end of the closing track, "Chained in the Attic" is over, you will be on your knees begging for more.

Vocalist Doyle Bright is fucking pissed as hell, an underrated singer for sure. I am gonna kill the fucker who said EPs suck!


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8 Comments

  1. Gukus   Vulmaran
    Also known as Rigor Mortis Presents the Original - Unadulterated Freaks Demonstration Recordings. Demo versions of the "Freaks" EP with original vocalist Bruce Corbitt. Recording information: Recorded and mixed at Goodnight, Dallas (Texas) January
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  2. Mazum   Grokazahn
    Rigor Mortis for the second time provides us with opportunity to hear some raw, bizarre, horror-based thrashing, performed with passion and skill. I can see why some people says that this is their pinnacle, .
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  3. Doulrajas   Meztigami
    Apr 25,  · Freaks With Freaks () The faces deformed and grotesque The disfigured bodies and limbs You cringe at the sickening sight The freaks are accepting you .
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  7. Maule   Voodoobei
    Apr 25,  · Great thrash from Rigor Mortis, this song can be found on (the excellent) Freaks EP.
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  8. Dailkree   Fenrirg
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