SKITZO
"DEMENTIA PRAECOX"
Self Released

My bud Lance is back with his boys and the amazing SKITZO. SKITZO is a killer
Thrash Metal band hailing from California and playing in an 80's style of Thrash Metal.
There is no surprise here to as why, the band started way back in 1981. The band plays
in a style that tends to melt together elements of east coast, mostly New York & New
Jersey style Thrash Metal with Bay Area Thrash Metal. The music is very tight and ultra
fast with a seamless blend of Thrash & Speed Metal. The guitar work has the slick, but
raw style that reminds me of a blend of early
TESTAMENT mixed with early SLAYER.
The bit that reminds me more of the East Coast Thrash Metal is that gritty raw sound
that give these guys a stronger more aggressive sound. The vocal style is done in a very
cool old school style that reminded me of a combination of
OVERKILL, with EXODUS,
with
NUCLEAR ASSAULT all together. Even though they play in the old school, and
best style of Thrash Metal music, they in no way sound dated, but also don't sound like
they are playing a retro style of Thrash. This is an absolute must for fans of
NUCLEAR
ASSAULT, OVERKILL
, early TESTAMENT, early SLAYER, LAAZ ROCKIT,
ARTILLERY, WHIPLASH
& VIO-LENCE. I have heard a shit ton of releases from
SKITZO & I have to say this is their best offering yet! How the Hell is SKITZO not a
bigger house hold name, they have proven it time and again with each new album and
they definitely earned it with the time they put in! A great Thrash album through and
through!

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                                                                                                   - Reviewed by Burt Wolf