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Hell Bent for Letters (Alternative
Tentacles) Normally, I do not mention the press sheet that comes with
CDs, but when I first read Bloodhag's press sheet labeling the music as
"edu-core," I was amused by the bands elitist behavior thinking
what they do is educational. Well, as I read on, the sheet declares that
the band is made up of three authors and some occult dude and the music is
about other authors and literacy. Wow, I guess I should have taken Mr.
Infancellie's (high school teacher) advice to read something in it's
entirety before passing judgment. Now, the music is very hardcore and
impossible to understand, so I honestly have no idea of the message.
However, the music is lightening fast and hard hitting. The vocals are of
the "hey, your mouth is too close to the mic" variety. Good
stuff if you like it fast and rough. - Denis Sheehan