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Nekromantix - Brought Back to Life (Cover Artwork)

Nekromantix

Nekromantix: Brought Back to LifeBrought Back to Life (1992)
Inter Music

Reviewer Rating: 5


Contributed by: Yale Gracey
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"The first picture-less movie in the world." So claims the cover to the Nekromantix third and most solid album to date. However with the production of the two albums prior, one would assume that such a feat could not be accomplished. With the somewhat thin production of "Hellbound" and the swamp.

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"The first picture-less movie in the world."
So claims the cover to the Nekromantix third and most solid album to date. However with the production of the two albums prior, one would assume that such a feat could not be accomplished. With the somewhat thin production of "Hellbound" and the swamp-like murkiness of "Curse of the Coffin" sound quality was lacking to say the least, but "Brought Back to Life" exhibits top notch production, which in the end only heightens the spooky atmosphere ten fold. Also one thing to make note of is the lack of one Peter Sandorff (co-founder and guitar player extraordinaire), however, do not fret ghouls, as the Nekromantix come through with another horror soundscape to chill your very souls.

The album kicks off with "Bloody Holiday" which starts with a slow skiffle beat and picks up into the hard Psychobilly rhythm that the album showcases with perfection. With songs about psychotic dentist and horrorscopes gone awry this should satisfy both fans of horror-punk, and Psychobilly. Songs like "Back from the Grave" exhude feeling of the damp cold soil of the grave, while "Monster Movie Fan" gives a somewhat comical glimpse into the dating life of one of the Nekromantix. The masterpiece of the album is the somewhat melodic and catchy "Nekrofelia" in which Kim sings
"We used to play this innocent game. At the graveyard we always came. Naked in the night all alone. Lying in the grass beside the tombstone"
All in all, this album does not have any bad songs, not a dull moment for Kim and company. I found this album to be quite a surprise as this is the only album without Peter Sandorff, yet the Nekromantix do not miss one beat and somehow keep their signature sound sans Peter. So, if you can find this album I would suggest picking it up, along with all the other Nekromantix albums, they are a band not to be missed.

 

 
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Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not respon sible for them in any way. Seriously.
Anonymous (February 15, 2006)

one of the best

http://www.fotolog.com/horrorkamilla

=)

Anonymous (February 25, 2005)

Yes, CONCOMBRE ZOMBI does ROCK!

Anonymous (January 12, 2005)

To all you ignorent bastards who talk shit about psycobilly you should be shot!

devious1
ps. Concombre zombi rox

Anonymous (May 25, 2004)

"this is the only album without Peter Sandorff"

Demons are a girls best friend is without Peter Sandorff too. Guitarist in demons are Soren "Monk" Petersen. But this album is really great 10/10

Anonymous (June 11, 2003)

Chris likes felix

Anonymous (January 5, 2003)

just a note to let u know thist is there 5th album not there 3rd. I havent listen to it yet but Im sure its good as hell

Anonymous (December 31, 2002)

Oh yea, to the guy two spots below, please point out exactly where anyone posting was "pretending to be an expert". I see a few comments comparing TA to the Nekromantix, but nobody claiming to know more than anyone else. By your comment someone could claim YOU in fact are the one trying to be an expert. So go ahead & spout off about how you know all about psychobilly & all the psychobilly bands you know. Then you can pat yourself on the back & shoot yourself in the face you elitist dick.

Anonymous (December 31, 2002)

These guys, Tiger Army & every single psychobilly band blows. Hard. Seriously. For real. I mean it. I'm not joking. All kidding aside.

Anonymous (December 30, 2002)

the only psychobilly bands anybody knows are these guys and Tiger Army. shame on you guys for pretending to be experts on psychobilly when Hellcat stuff is all you know.

waste_elite (December 30, 2002)

"if you think the nekromantix souns *at all* like phish. you need to get off the crack pipe, kid."

if you think that comment wasn't sarcastic, you need to lay off the pipe...

Anonymous (December 30, 2002)

I like these guys, but you cant say enough about tiger army-oldpunker-

Anonymous (December 29, 2002)

Yeah, I think it sorta sounds like 2 phish albums combined! I like this!

CotigoErgoSpaz (December 29, 2002)

if you think the nekromantix souns *at all* like phish. you need to get off the crack pipe, kid.

adam (December 28, 2002)

I really really like the song "Back from the Grave." It's probably my favorite Nekromatix track.

adam

Anonymous (December 28, 2002)

I think it kinda sounds like Phish.

Anonymous (December 28, 2002)

Saw them with the Distillers (tiger army was a no-show) during the "Punx vs. Psychos Tour." Pretty entertaining live.
-Janelle

Anonymous (December 28, 2002)

I'm really tired of this emo stuff. This album sounds too much like Dashboard Confessional and Get Up Kids.

SOYBOMB (December 27, 2002)

You can't really compare Nekromantix and Tiger Army... Though they both play psychobilly, they're very different... I prefer Nekromantix myself, and this is indeed a great album. I reviewed their latest album that came out on Hellcat (Return Of The Loving Dead) and that one was good as well.

Don't miss this band if they pass by you. I've seen them before and they were great live.

Peace,
-SOYBOMB-

Hamish (December 27, 2002)

One of those bands I've been meaning to get stuff by. Maybe I'll start with this one.

Anonymous (December 27, 2002)

i like both these bands

Anonymous (December 27, 2002)

Allow me to correct that comment i just made, Tiger Army is better, but they all suck.

Anonymous (December 27, 2002)

Tiger Army is wayyyy better.

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