Ravenous : We Are Become Death

885064_618501621498855_1524220042_o-300x300Now comparing X to Y band-wise is always a contentious thing, but if you imagine that journalistic cliche of Metallica and Pantera in a bar then you’ll know roughly where you are with Ravenous. “Subtle” and “nuanced” clearly aren’t the tags the Southampton natives are aiming for, but the upcoming reissue of their 2003 debut should definitely scratch the itch of fans of “in yer face” heavy metal everywhere.

Throughout the album Ravenous prove themselves to be riff-smiths extrordinaire, this is a relentless beast of an that wanders between pure thrash melodic metal without ever letting the listener off the hook.