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Extrema
Set The World On Fire
February 2007
Released: 2006, Remedy Records/Sound Pollution
Rating: 2.0/5
Reviewer: Anders Sandvall

Extrema is an Italian band with six albums under their belts. In Italy they are considered to be one of the biggest heavy metal bands. That said, I’ve never heard of them until now. The band plays ordinary, somewhat primitive thrash metal inspired by acts like Metallica, Pantera, Slayer, Anthrax, and Suicidal Tendencies – something that’s immediately apparent. And because of their obvious influences, they haven’t created any image of their own. Extrema’s music sounds too much like the above-mentioned bands and it’s therefore hard to say something positive about the band’s music.



Besides the 14 original tracks, they have also covered “Ace Of Spades”, which is pretty plain and almost as boring as the rest of the material. Sure, the guys are really talented, but there’s something missing. The music has nothing that grabs you. It’s really hard to write something positive about SET THE WORLD ON FIRE when you have forgotten almost all of the songs once you finish the album. There are a few songs that raise the temperature a little, which are “Nature”, “Restless Soul”, “Set the World on Fire”, and “Ace of Spades”.



Unfortunatley, Extrema’s time to blow away the world with their music has yet to come. In my book they still play thrash in the C or D league.



http://www.myspace.com/extrema

http://www.soundpollution.se
Track Listing

In Gods Mercy
New World Disorder
Second Coming
Nature
Restless Soul
Malice and Dynamite
Six,Six, Six Is Like Sex, Sex, Sex
Stupid White Man
Set The World On Fire
Free Again
The Will To Love
Don’t Leave Me Alone
Carol
Ace Of Spades

Lineup

G.L Perotti – lead vocals
Mattia BeeGee – bass
Tommy Massara – guitar
Paolo Crimi – drums

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