Death - Live In L.A. (Death & Raw) review

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Band: Death
Album: Live In L.A. (Death & Raw)
Release date: October 2001

01. Intro/The Philosopher
02. Spirit Crusher
03. Trapped In A Corner
04. Scavenger Of Human Sorrow
05. Crystal Mountain
06. Flesh And The Power It Holds
07. Zero Tolerance
08. Zombie Ritual
09. Suicide Machine
10. Together As One
11. Empty Words
12. Symbolic
13. Pull The Plug

The title in the brackets pretty much says it all. It is typical death and is really raw. This was an album, however, released in an effort to raise funds for Chuck and his family's being able to pay their medical bills.

In fact, there is not too much to say about music, apart from mentioning that this concert wasn't originally meant to be released as a live album, so not much mastering has been made. The sound is killer, however. The performance is killer. It is all just due to the musicians in the band. It just shows how good they are.

They play about two songs from every album and make it something of a best of album. In fact it is interesting to hear how Chuck performs "Zombie Ritual" this drastic change in his voice from the first album to the last one. In my opinion it sounds even better, as real thrash metal.

It is a Death album, showing that it doesn't matter where they play in a studio or in some dirty garage, they will always give out the best of themselves and will always sound well.

If you want to help Chuck's family in paying for the, sadly, fertile medical care for Death's vocalist, you may order the CD, as half of your money will go to the Schuldiner auction.

Written by Yanko | 15.09.2003


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Comments: 3   Visited by: 64 users
06.10.2006 - 06:52
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i think you mean FUTILE medical expenses. Fertile means fruitful.
08.12.2007 - 22:56
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Just two and a half weeks to Christmas . . .
03.02.2010 - 08:56
Adjuchas Shaman
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I loved the Charlie Angel's Intro that was tacked on to "Pull The Plug"

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