I’ve been a huge fan of Spitfire ever since I stumbled on Scarlet (the band that vocalist John Spencer had left Spitfire for in 2000 and 2003) and I’m amazed. When their previous effort “Self-Help” came out, i was hooked. Not as viscous and rabid as Scarlet’s “Cult Classic” but it still encompassed everything they had stood for. John Spencer was as cryptic as ever with his imagery of everything that is messed up in society. So naturally, when I saw that a new album was coming out, i was on pins and needles for months until it’s release. Needless to say, I nearly shat a brick. This album makes previous efforts by Spitfire, and like-wise Scarlet, look like child’s play. The album is like a roller coaster straight from your darkest nightmares. Spencer spews what are, by chance, his darkest lyrics to date, and does it with an unparalleled degree of intensity. So much so, that the first time I heard it, it made my neck hair stand up.
In short, this has to be one of the best albums I’ve ever heard. Pick it up. Join the cult.
you won’t regret it.