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Released: 2011, PATAC Records
Reviewer: Metal-Rules.com UK Team
Virginian death/thrash metal veterans metal Deceased headed back into the studio this year to record "Surreal Overdose", their first full-length of all-new material since 2005's "As The Weird Travel On".
The sumptuous “Skin Crawling Progress” start us off in style, this track is over 7 minutes long and never loses its edge all the way through. The next 5 tracks carry on in a similar vein and are great to listen to.
We landed up at “ A Doom Laden Aura” this short melodic instrumental introduces us perfectly into “Dying In Analog” this epic track is about 8 & a half minutes long, its rounds off the album superbly. It starts off slightly softer than the other tracks before picking up speed.
“Surreal Overdose” is a no nonsense album with the drums delving through the powerful, roaring riffs combines well with the strong and masterful vocals that tear their way through all these tracks. I really enjoyed this album and have been playing for the last few days.
Review by Sheila Hamilton
01. Skin Crawling Progress
02. Kindred Assembly
03. The Traumatic
04. Cloned (Day of the Robot)
05. Vulture Shock
06. In the Laboratory Of Joyous Gloom
07. A Doom-Laden Aura
08. Dying In Analog
King Fowley: Vocals / Lyric Writer / Keyboards / Drums (Studio Only)
Les Snyder: Bass Guitar / Music Writer
Mike Smith: Lead Guitar (Studio Only) / Music Writer
Shane Fuegel: Lead Guitar / Music Writer
Matt Altieri: Lead Guitar (Live Only)
Eric Mayes: Drums (Live Only)
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