Exumer: The Raging Tides
Teutonic thrashers deliver the death blow with album four
Fans of classic German speed, rejoice!
This quintet’s 2012 comeback album, Fire & Damnation, established that Exumer were just as capable of delivering quality violent music as on their wonderful 1986 debut Possessed By Fire. And this superb follow-up improves on Fire... in terms of both quantity (delivering 10 new original tracks as opposed to its predecessor’s eight) and quality, with the new tracks being more consistent, heavy and speedy. The thrash wheel is not being reinvented, but spun with astonishing vigour.