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(Album Review) “Drag Me Down” by CABAL
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(Album Review) “Drag Me Down” by CABAL

Hailing from Copenhagen, Denmark, CABAL have quickly made a name for themselves following the release of their debut album. Mark of Rot, dropped in 2018, and was followed by a number of festival appearances, and tours around Europe, Japan and North America. Drag Me Down sees CABAL continue to grow and develop their sound. Featuring and darker sound, and a diverse range of special guests, the new album does not disappoint. The album opens with Gift Givers and, from the off, one thing is very clear – they production of CABAL’s sound is of an incredibly high quality. Not only this, but they have managed to create a unique style with it. The intensity of their sound is compelling throughout each track on the album. The heaviness in their sound is enhanced by each instrumental part, along wi...
“Mark of Rot” by Cabal, what the world has been waiting on!
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“Mark of Rot” by Cabal, what the world has been waiting on!

There are moments of brutality that take up the entire record entitled "Mark of Rot" by Cabal, whereas there are no moments of introspection or moments of clarity.  It is gruesome, bludgeoning and the cut to the jugular that the metal world so desperately needs.  On February 23rd, Danish death metal band Cabal will be releasing "Mark of Rot" via Long Branch Records. In this record, Cabal combines several subgenres of metal, including death metal, black metal, djent, and hardcore.  When Cabal does hardcore, the breakdowns are sick and punishing, such as the track "Whispers".  In that track, they show no mercy at all whatsoever.  In the track "Empty", the ambiance sounds lurking, evil, and gruesome while the rhythm section provided by Malthe Stroyer Sorensen on bass and Nikolaj Kaae Kirk on...