October 30, 2008
All too often I hear a fab song and rush out and buy the CD. Then I find that every other track pales in comparison to the one track I liked in the first place. Here is a case in point. I believe Hellsongs (stupid name for a group by the way) come from Sweden. This CD mostly comprises of cover versions of “metal” music pared down into a gentler/slower/more acoustic/often piano driven way. Its an interesting concept but personally I would have chosen different songs to cover.
The one track that really works is their version of “Paranoid” (as made infamous by those Brummies Black Sabbath). Its even better than Cindy and Bert’s version. Highly recommended if only for this one track.