To Dull the Blades of Your Abuse

Leeched - To Dull the Blades of Your Abuse
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Based on 122 ratings
2020 Ratings: #196
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January 31, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Prosthetic / Label
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This is the unrelenting agression of a Nails record mixed with the crushing heaviness of the latest Daughters record. You're gonna be clenching your booty hole to this one.
To Dull The Blades of Your Abuse is certainly finally a successful version of Manchester Leeched's metalcore band. Concretely this new album is of a devouring energy and a pleasant brutality. It sums up the previous efforts very well, some smashing sludge metal, however Leeched didn't content themselves with that, they refined their music by adding a certain complexity to it, notably in the instrumentation that enhances their contents.

However, they still had some of their flaws, mainly a ... read more
Slow down January, you're starting to hurt me with all this impressive music.

Leeched come out with a premeditated yet pummeling album with To Dull the Blades of Your Abuse, one of which that takes the hardcore metal scene and injects an incredible dose of aggression and doom. The whole album is at a constant grind, with a major focus on titanic and fiercely produced percussion, ripping and wailing guitars, and a vocal performance that is nearly incomprehensible yet still feels like a massive ... read more
It is dark, grimy but most importantly it is sludge. This is a fantastic sludge metal record. I love the vocals and how powerful the instrumentals are and it kinda of gives me some death grips vibes and I can't help but love it. This is definitely my first contender for album of the year already. I loved every second of this record. I think it could of done with some polish but then again for me it is half the appeal that this record is a bit messy because it is god damn sludgier than ... read more
Man I actually wish I could rate this higher because I love this shit but there's just not enough variety to justify a higher score
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Track List

  1. The Hound's Jaw
  2. The Grey Tide
  3. I, Flatline
  4. Now It Ends
  5. Earth and Ash
  6. Famine at the Gates
  7. Praise Your Blades
  8. Burn with Me
  9. Let Me Die
  10. Black Sun Ceremony
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Added on: January 28, 2020