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Corrupted : Paso Inferior

Though originally released in 1997 on CD, this one track full-length was re-released as a LP in 2002 by the German label Insolito Records. The name of the release, 'Paso Inferior', means something along the lines of "underground passage". This can be interpreted in many ways, but my humble (and probably wild) guess is that it stands for either a tomb or a decent into Hell. Those who understand Spanish (and hence understand the lyrics), would probably understand the meaning far better.

Corrupted has made some dirty and grim releases before this one, but none of them come close to the deep, dark sewage that has been produced on this track. You can almost feel the black bile being regurgitated from your lungs. It is also one of the slowest and heaviest pieces of music that I have ever heard. They constantly play low end notes and the intro alone lasts three minutes before the actual track begins.

I must admit that most of the music on the Corrupted releases of 1995 didn't really grant me much in terms of listening pleasure. I was ready to give up on Corrupted's older one's when I heard this one. The audio devastation on this release is utterly impressive. This is not just anyone's cup of tea so unless you, like me, enjoy it mixed 50/50 with engine oil, I'd skip this release.

Reviewer's rating: Unrated


Tracklist :
1. Paso Inferior

Duration : Approx. 42 minutes

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Reviewed on 09-02-2006 by Arnstein Petersen
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