The Eastern Forces of Evil
[Order Of Death]
Well...what can really be said about this CD? It's for the most part not a
Sigh CD, mainly because it's just a collection of rehearsals/live shows
(although it does not seem too live), and for the most part is just a
mass of Venom covers. I've heard that live Sigh enjoy doing Venom
covers; mainly because they don't use the synth live..an important part
of their music obviously. Thus, this is mainly a recording for
collectors, and should be purchased if only a Sigh/Venom fan, or for
mere collective purposes.
As silly as it sounds, I've basically summed up the entire album with
that first paragraph. Imagine about 10 Venom covers, done with poor
sound quality and a few Sigh tracks without synth/pianos. Although it
does seem most unappealing, it really is a solid album of pure and total
metal. It's kind of nice to hear some of the Sigh tracks (such as the
excellent "Beyond Centuries") stripped down to their core, without any
extra production or instruments added on top. And the Venom covers, even
though as simple as all hell, are fairly well done. Thus, if you're a
Sigh fan, and of course a Venom fan, than by all means check this out.
It also contains some simple, yet nicely done live pictures of Sigh
throughout the packaging.
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