aBorted The Lament Configuration (the Purity of PerverSion, 1999)
the kings of Belgian death metal could have filled this entire piece themselves, such is their penchant for horror-indebted, gory mayhem. that said, this slice from 1999 debut full-length The Purity Of Perversion, inspired by the puzzlebox at the heart of the Hellraiser series, is a particularly delectable slab of guttural majesty. Furious, buzzsaw guitars clash over pummelling blastbeats as frontman Sven ‘Svencho’ de caluwé takes us on a lyrical journey that reads like something from a murder biopsy. We can only assume Pinhead and the gang would have heartily approved of such filth.
CHOICE LYRIC: “His rancid stinking spunk, sparkling in the moonlight / Torn apart by hooks, cerebral lobes are emerging / From the cavities, convulsive regurgitations / Of decomposed entrails”