Quite frustrated and mentally battered
by his shaky relations with all sorts of people whom he had obliged
contacts with in the past few years, the notorious Schuldiner
phenomenon made from "Individual Thought Patterns" a
Almost every song
deals with, liars, frauds, thieves, gullibles and hypocrites by
whom Chuck feels harmed.
The music....as could
be expected after "Human", technically unmistakable
is very brilliant and is, as well by Chuck as by the very competent
musicians, a perfect interpretation. Loads of charming inventive
riffs, smoothly wrapped around cunning constructions and lush
supplied with virtual guitar solo force. Some songs like "Overactive
Imagination", "Trapped In A Corner", "Mentally
Blind" and "The Philosopher" almost drown in their
Death loving musicians
who have any insight in the remarkable capacities of this great
band will be fascinated effortless by the entire album, because
Chuck never leans on standard patterns. Naive death bangers may
miss some straight forward head banging stuff as on "Scream
Bloody Gore" and "Leprosy".
Also may be told that
the production crashes like thunder! Maybe Scott Burns on some
parts underlines the many details of Steve DiGiorgio's bass play
somewhat too much......
If the devil played
metal he would sound like Deicide........ God on the other hand
would create "Individual Thought Patterns" which is
not merely a compliment.