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Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Kreator's EP from is nothing else but a bad joke. Who needed this release? Okay, I bought it almost 30 years ago. As a victim of my own juvenile enthusiasm, I thought that the purchase could make sense, despite the facts that I never was very interested in live recordings.
Moreover, I never appreciated cover songs very much as always, the exception proves the rule; Cruel Force's version of Bathory's "The Return Finally it goes without saying that the artwork sucks once again.
Thus, I was focused on the only exclusive piece of this release. Frankly speaking, "Impossible to Cure" is an impertinence. Already its playtime of less than three minutes implies that this is a half-baked, quickly recorded piece without any special features. It is therefore only logical that it cannot convince.
A typical thrasher with a short noisy solo and a comparatively ordinary chorus. The riffing is a little bit lame, but still okay. Anyway, the only function of this number was to give the company and the band an alibi to publish this EP.
Target missed, because "Impossible to Cure" does not justify the purchase. It seems as if Kreator just needed another studio track Kreator - Out Of The Dark . Into The Light (Vinyl) they were not very picky. The result is a conventionally designed, more or less decent, but simultaneously completely superfluous, somehow vacuous piece which has nothing in common with thrash metal.
No doubt, Kreator seemingly forgot to ornament this traditional tune with their individual style. Or they just wanted to leave the studio as soon as possible. Neither the sound of the studio tracks nor that of the live pieces falls flat and maybe those of you who do not possess any other release of the band will say that this work offers value of money. No doubt, "Riot of Violence" with its unbridled chorus and the massive "Awakening of the Gods" raise the roof and "Terrible Certainty" has a catchy instrumental part.
However, the dissemination policy of Noise Records was a slap in the face of all loyal fans who had bought the previous vinyl products as well. All in all, an interview with Mille in the Horror Infernal fanzine from says it all.
Thanks, Mille, for this refreshing and honest answer. With the unbridled success of their Pleasure to Kill and Terrible Certainly albums, spreading the name of Kreator far and wide across the seas, it's not unreasonable to expect a certain amount of exploitation, and thus something like this Out of the Dark Into Kreator - Out Of The Dark .
Into The Light (Vinyl) Light EP was born. It's pretty run of the mill as far as the typical 80s short form. Throw on a new song to tantalize the fans, a cover, and then some live content, and that's really all we're given here. Sadly, the new song "Impossible to Cure" is wholly lackluster, with nothing on any of the Terrible Certainty material aside from its cleaner production.
Seriously, if this was scrapped for those sessions, I would not be surprised. Busy though it is, there are really only choice riffs, and while Mille's delivery of the predictable chorus is functional, there's just nothing special here like a "Blind Faith", "One of Us" or "Storming With Menace".
The cover of Raven's "Lambs to the Slaughter" from their album Rock Until You Drop is arguably superior than the Kreator original here, if only because it's fun. That said, hearing Mille try and bust out the scream at around is pretty laughable. Also, the song shares that very clean, unassuming production of "Impossible to Cure", which is a foreshadowing to the band's next album, Extreme Aggression, which, though good, was a bit of a disappointment to one such as I, so Kreator - Out Of The Dark .
Into The Light (Vinyl) rapture for Terrible Certainty's twisted, violent, carnal hooks. The live cuts here actually sound a little sloppy, though clear through the mixing board. A few of the riffs in "Terrible Certainty" Kreator - Out Of The Dark . Into The Light (Vinyl) off in the live setting, though "Awakening of the Gods" isn't bad. Obviously, if you're collecting this and have the choice, get the one with the most tracks, but the overall value is still weak when you can just invest the money towards one of the band's legendary full-lengths, or perhaps a concert ticket next time they swing through your area.
Aside from the somewhat iconic cover image, there's nothing tremendously exciting or worthwhile here to splurge upon. EPs can be a very strange thing.
For me there are 3 categories of EPs. The first category is a EP is one that acts like a mini LP. The second catagory of EPs is what I like to refer to as the 'glorified single'.
By this I mean the EP contains one song off of a LP along with a some new material studio or live exclusive to the EP release usually more unique material than what would be considered a single. This is an EP just thrown together of new studio recordings, live recordings, and other odds and ends. Kreator's "Out of the Dark Into the Light" EP is one of these 'mish-mash' releases.
These mish-mash EPs are usually my least favorite kind. The reason is because they just feel thrown together with no thought. They take a few studio tracks, a few live tracks and just thrown them together, release an EP a what seems to be a quick cash grab. Though this is a mish-mash EP, I still like it better than most out there as opposed to. Testament's Return to Apocalyptic City.
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