The Last Sunset starts off like any thrash album should: fast. The tempo stays quick throughout most of the album, but only really comes together on a few tracks. Songs like “Metalizer,” “The Last Sunset.” and “Times of Hate” stand out as some of the album's top offerings. The main issue with The Last Sunset is that nothing on the album stands out as truly great. The members are all well versed in their respective instruments, but they never seem to take it over the edge to something, well more. Most of the songs feel the same and have the same vibe. The band does
shine when they slow down the pace. The slower songs on the album tend to have more atmosphere and more feeling. Even when the pace changes, The Last Sunset seems to miss something to make it special.
Perzonal War does their best to breakthrough the underground scene with The Last Sunset. The band definitely has the talent to do so, but first has to find something to make themselves stand out. This album will take a few listens to truly enjoy, but over all, it stays true to the thrash genre.
Captain's Approval Rating: 7.7/10
Perzonal War is:
Matthias Zimmer – Guitar/Vocals
Martin Buchwalter Drums
Björn Kluth Bass
Andreas Ballnus – Guitar
Speed of Time
Never Look Back
When Faith Has Gone Forever
What Would You Say
The Last Sunset
Times of Hate
I See Nothing
Perzonal War is set to release The Last Sunset in the US on June 23, 2015 via Metalville Records.
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