The Chills

by Horrendous

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Rattlehead2079
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Rattlehead2079 Creepy atmosphere, killer vocals and old-school riffing, really make this album stand out. Really ahead of the usual OSDM worship, even before their prog/tech albums. Favorite track: The Eye of Madness.
superdave2112
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superdave2112 This is their first album. In contrast to their later works it's more raw and less complex. But yet melancholic, eerie, beautiful. A first glimpse at the flesh and the power it holds.
Matthew Toye
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Matthew Toye Horrendous unfortunately get lumped into the copycat category. That's unfair. 'The Chills' set new standards for integrity, respect, and a sense of enjoyment for playing death metal. Favorite track: Fatal Dreams.
Максим Назарян
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Максим Назарян The saturated crunch of the HM-2 with some memorable melodies thrown in. Kind of like a slightly off-kilter mid-career Dismember. Supremely righteous. Favorite track: Fatal Dreams.
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The Womb 05:26
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Altars 03:22
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Fleshrot 03:40
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The Ritual 04:47
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Fatal Dreams 05:23
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Horrendous' 2010 demo titled "Sweet Blasphemies" was merely a brief showcasing of this band's tremendous potential. In addition to the CD-r version of the demo, two separate 200 copy pro tape pressings were made and sold; first via a cooperation with Dark Descent and Skeleton Plague then later through Dark Descent Records.

Horrendous' debut full-length titled "The Chills" is a full-on assault of the aural senses. Horrendous mixes HM-2 sound with unique melody and solos creating memorable and terrific songwriting . This is no "retro" band but a band that has clearly created a nine-song death metal masterpiece ending with the epic nine-minute closer "The Eye of Madness."

Do not mistake this band for a clone of Entombed, Autopsy or Incantation. Doing this would be a great disservice to a masterful album and you would obviously miss out on what will be one of 2012's best death metal albums, hands down.

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released January 2, 2012

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Dark Descent Records Colorado

Underground metal label based out of Colorado Springs, CO, U.S.A.

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