NOMINON


"Recremation" (Deathgasm/Necroharmonic/Konqueror; 2006/2005)

Reviewed by Christopher J. Kelter

Nominon have been victim of far too many line-up changes, sub-par songwriting early in their careers, and a spotty recording history. “Recremation,” recorded and released in 2005, gets the U.S. stateside treatment from the Deathgasm/Necroharmonic partnership. “Recremation” shows a stronger Nominon putting forth their best effort to date.

“Recremation” recalls the early days of Dismember and Entombed – this is the Stockholm “sound” popularized by the early purveyors of Swedish death metal and the kind of style made famous by early genre recordings at Sunlight Studios. “Recremation” features low register riffing and a lack of guitar solos keep the songs focused on the riffs and songs.

“Recremation” is also very Slayer-like in the always moving forward crush of cascading riffs and quick pace changes. However, the dominance of the mid-paced riffing provides more impact to the faster riffs and changes.

Although “Recremation” doesn’t break any new ground, it is one of the better traditional death metal efforts I’ve heard in recent years- it’s a very satisfying listen.

“Recremation” was produced by Nominon.

Nominon: Daniel Garptoft on vocals, Christian Stromblad and Juha Sulasalmi on guitars, Anders Malmstrom on bass, and Perra Karlsson on drums.

For more information visit http://www.nominon.com


"Recremation" (Deathgasm/Necroharmonic/Konqueror; 2006/2005)

Reviewed by Snidermann

Sometimes growling vocals fit a band’s style like a glove and Nominon is one of those bands.

Bands like Dark Tranquillity, Soilwork and In Flames have opened my eyes to heavy vocals and made them acceptable to me. However, "Recremation" is not for everyone. This CD is for the hardcore death metal fans out there and that's exactly what I like most about it.

There's nothing light or airy here. This shit is for real. If you want your heavy music with big hair and Spandex, "Recremation" is not for you.

Nominon: Daniel Garptoft on vocals, Christian Stromblad and Juha Sulasalmi on guitars, Anders Malmstrom on bass, and Perra Karlsson on drums.

For more information visit http://www.nominon.com


Rating Guide:

A classic. This record will kick your ass.

Killer. Not a classic but it will rock your world.

So-so. You've heard better.

Pretty bad. Might make a nice coaster.

Self explanatory. Just the sight of the cover makes you wanna hurl.

 


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