Steeped in great murderous death metal majesty, Mai-zang is an unrelenting force from beginning to end. With eight tracks to its name, Mai-zang presents gruesome, flesh gnashing death metal in epic and heaping proportions. Through this release, Ripped to Shreds strings each track together expertly to create an ugly and gnarled sound that tears at your ear drums never to stop until the final murderous note has rang out. Mai-zang is a menacing, foreboding release that instills a great feeling of dread and death upon the listener right from the beginning marking you for death and nothing but.
Ripped to Shreds doesn’t wait around for you to get yourself comfortable before they jump right in to their deadly onslaught. Upon pressing play you become immediately acquainted with the opening track Craven Blood which hits you with a threatening foreboding opening riff that ultimately descends in to madness as the track quickly changes in to an all out ripping assault. Craven Blood barrels forth with hyper blasting drums and flesh flaying riffs that are only to be paired with blood curdling, unearthly vocals that are howled from beyond the grave. Craven Blood is the perfect introduction to Mai-zang as it sets you up for the pure punishment and bloodied execution that is to follow.
After Craven Blood you can come to expect more of the same entrails dragging, bloodied and menacing sound from the remaining seven tracks, and Ripped to Shreds certainly delivers. The rest of the seven tracks are just as blasphemous and riddled with the tepid stench of death much like the opener. From track to track you come face to face with brutalizing death that seems content with lowering you in to the ground before your time has come. Each track is a terrorizing force that does a great job of snapping your head back as soon as the first note hits your ears. These tracks are relentless in their pursuit for blood and never once do they let up to give you a breath of air that isn’t stagnant and riddled with the stench of foul death.
Each track on this offering is a rumbling force to be reckoned with as Ripped to Shreds provides you with nothing but potent and bloodied offerings that are sure to get under your skin and make an imprint on your mind. These blisteringly wicked tracks are well strung together to give you the complete and cohesive sound of bitter and cold death. This is an impressive debut for this one man death machine as he gifts you with a listen that is entertaining and deadly making you want to listen over and over again.
Mai-zang will be released March 27, 2018 through Craneo Negro Records and Necrolatry Records.