Death Toll Rising – Infection Legacy

Edmonton’s Death Toll Rising has been around since 2003. The band has released two full length albums since 2010: Defecation Suffocation, and Infection Legacy along with one EP Spontaneous Decapitation.

This album doesn’t really stand out for me. It sounds overly produced, and getting past the third song was tough. The songs generally sound the same throughout. Now, it is clear these guys can play their instruments and are incredibly talented.  ,but they have the potential to come out with something more unique.

However,I really love their sick guitar solos that span throughout the album, especially towards the end of “Infection Legacy”.  My favorite track on the record is “Malice Incarnate,” it is a little slower-paced than the rest and has some sick guitar riffs that make you want to move aroundand play some air guitar. I think this should have been the album title, easily beingthe strongest tune of the bunch.

If these guys relax a little and let things flow naturally, they will certainly find their sound— they’re not quite there yet.

Written by Liz Imperiale

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Liz, founder and CEO of Bucketlist, Canada's first female-owned music webzine, is an avid lover of music and the arts who brings a rich, artistic background to every aspect of her life. As a child, she sang in a choir and has been playing keys on and off for 15 years. Liz’ musical inclinations coupled with her love of art allowed her to pursue a degree in media/marketing/design. After 20 years working in the music industry, booking raves, shows, handling promotion management, and managing artists she decided to form a webzine called Bucketlist Music Reviews. The zine was a medium for her to be able to help musicians gain some recognition that they deserved. She has taken advantage of this experience and pushed her career further in Public Relations and Social Media Management. Because of Liz’ wide knowledge and musical taste she DJs as well, blasting your favourite 80s and 90s tunes. If you find DJ Lizard Queen spinning in your town do not miss out - you may just have the time of your life.

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