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Dying Fetus – Wrong One To Fuck With

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Guest Reviewer: Jig T Overlord

Wrong One To Fuck With is the new offering from Dying Fetus. One of the most brutal bands in the death metal scene for the last 20 years, with their signature groove style  tailored with chugging riffs and technical time changes. 

This style has been their M.O and probably will never change. This is what makes Dying Fetus stand out and also makes some of their albums instantly forgettable like Killing On Adrenaline but then have masterpieces such as Descend Into Depravity.

With a change of logo, the same sweeping style logo only seen on the Grotesque Impairment EP, and incredible violent album cover depicting a brutal murder, Dying fetus are defiantly trying to make a statement with the new album

 The question to be asked is does this become a great album for Dying Fetus, or another forgettable attempt to be added to their back catalogue.

Wrong One To Fuck With hits really hard, the opening track Fixated On Devastation pulls you straight in with  John Gallaghar’s frantic fretwork. This then breaks down to slow chugging pace to where your trying to stop you neck just banning along. This quickly transitions into the next track, Panic Amongst The Herd,where it’s just a one driving down tuned riff, the album continue to leave its mark. Trey Williams comes in as always to impress with his amazing hyperblasting drumming on Die With Integrity.

The album continues to to pound and pulsate until you hit the title track Wrong One To Fuck With, where Sean Beasly comes in with a thick bass line, and opens up the rest of the track up with a monster groove layden riff that would open up any pit in a millisecond then transcends into pure rage. 

Wrong One To Fuck With is probably the best example of the Maryland trio getting their signature thick bass lines, frantic fretwork and pure assault  drumming down to a T.

The only drawback is that this is also the longest album dying fetus have delivered. Dying fetus albums come in sets of 8 with a shorter run time, making the listen that much easier, thus able to digest the great mix of sweeping technical riffs with great time changes heavy riffs and phenomenal blast beats,

With a longer running time of 50 minutes and 11 tracks on offer,  you can sometimes find yourself lost in the album and lose your place with the tracks sometimes seeming to meld together. Instead of having one epic track after epic track like in the shorter 8 track albums. 

That is the only draw back though, if you can keep up with intensity of the album it is defiantly a stand out. Not only for Dying Fetus but more importantly for the whole death metal scene.