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Abdullah : Demo #2

With the shock from hearing the first demo, I was very eager to listen to this one. As I suspected it was a step further towards therecent sound of Abdullah. There is still a gap between this and 'Snake Lore', but it is far more recognizable when compared to the current music of Abdullah.

The sludge in the music has been largely removed except for the vokills, which are about as common here as in the first demo. The laid back vibe of Abdullah now shines through and the stoner riffs trots on in a heavy, yet easy manner. The anger on the tracks now comes solely from the vokills, and with the clear vocals sounding as relaxed as ever, Abdullah has found the direction that they wish to continue in.

This demo is 17 minutes less than the previous one and 10 minutes less than the next. This truly makes it the shortest of the demos. It also has only three tracks. Although this is a slight letdown, the music and musicianship are still of very high quality.

As the review might already have explained, this demo is more for the stoner fans than the sludge fans. Still it would be possible for fans of Cruevo who also like stoner, to enjoy this demo. But mostly it is recommended to people of the average stoner/doom community.

Reviewer's rating: Unrated


Tracklist :
1. Judas
2. Nosebleed
3. Olde English

Duration : Approx. 12 minutes

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Reviewed on 09-02-2006 by Arnstein Petersen
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