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Hanzel und Gretyl
September 2005
Released: 2005, Metropolis
Rating: 4.0/5
Reviewer: MetalGeorge

Ah, this is something I haven¡¦t heard in a while¡Ksome kickass INDUSTRIAL METAL!! Naturally, anything of this ilk will immediately be compared to a band like Ministry or Marilyn Manson, yet SCHEIZZMESSISAH possesses a unique charisma and devious brutality which pushes Hanzel und Gretyl heads and shoulders above many of their contemporaries.

With a defiantly militant and Teutonic persona-both visually and musically-HUG (haha, like that acronym? ƒº), are not for the squeamish or easily offended, but rather for the angel dust sniffin¡¦, goth clubbin¡¦, PVC wearin¡¦ folk amongst us who desire a new soundtrack for their Domme/Slave sex session. (hands anyone? Hands?)

Well, you can count me in, because SCHEIZZMESSIZAH is a eleven track journey into Thrash/Industrial hell, and reminds me strongly of when I used to rock out to KMFDM and Skrew back in my formative years. There are riffs to beat the band (or gimp) to, and a sinister, distorted vokill presence, all laid atop a driving, mechanical beat, the end result of which is quite addictive, and highly enjoyable!

That said, this is a recommended release if you¡¦re remotely into this style, as you¡¦ll find few better who perform it nowadays than Hanzel und Gretyl, so check it out!
Track Listing

1. Lust
2. Fikk Dich Mit Fire
3. Kaiser Von Shizer
4. Disko Fire Scheiss Messiah
5. Blut! Sex! Fire!
6. Burning Bush
7. Scheissway to Hell
8. And We Shall Purify
9. 10th Circle
10 Hellalujah


KAIZER VON LOOPY - Guitars, Programming, Vox
VAS KALLAS - Lead Vox, Guitar
ANNA K - Bass

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