Necrophobic - "Darkside"

Necrophobic – “Darkside”

Necrophobic - "Darkside"

Necrophobic – “Darkside”

Necrophobic is widely regarded, along with Deicide and Immolation, as clear example of why don’t allow Christians – or worse, ex Christians – into death metal… their lyrics all basically revolve around “my priest raped me in the ass and it hurts”.

They are basically the death metal equivalent of Watain and Dark Funeral and, as a matter of fact, both Necrophobic and Dark Funeral were started by the same people (David Parland and Ahriman).

I already reviewed Necrophobic’s debut album “The Nocturnal Silence” which was shit, but somehow their following release “Darkside” manages to be even worse as it’s just a cliché potpourri of the worse tropes of mallcore, nu metal, radio rock and “hollywood satanism“.

This band is like Poe’s law in action – probably intentionally marketed so as to make metalheads look as stupid and insecure as possible.

The album opens with “Black Moon Rising” which is proven wrong by history, as the “Black Moon” (aka David Parland) committed suicide shortly after this album was released.

You thought I was joking when I called Necrophobic and other associated bands “raped by their priests?” Well check out the lyrics for “Christian Slaughter”…

This band makes even Sewer appear reasonable by comparison.

There is nothing whatsoever redeeming about shit like Necrophobic’s “Darkside,” it’s just an all around terrible album.

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