I'm not sure if that really happened but I can imagine it when I listen to Sahataan Ne Kaikki by Finnish combo Sågverk. I can't find a lot of information on the band, at least not in a language I can understand. My Finnish is as good as your Swahili, unless you speak Swahili. However, that doesn't mean I can't write about what I hear on Sahaatan Ne Kaikki. I also don't know what the title means but I don't think it's about flowers, rainbows and cheesecake.
The music of Sågverk is brutal. It's a mix of all the genres I mentioned in the first paragraph. Crustpunk with blackened thrash influences that rocks you out of your tearing flesh. Off course, for many people this is just plain noise and chaos but for fans of extreme music, this is a merciless slap in the face of everything that's wrong in this world, an half hour assault on your eardrums, sanity and stamina.
Yet, it isn't just uncontrolled noise. Beneath the layers of punishing sounds, there's clearly some musical craftsmanship. Some of the solos easily reach thrash-quality and the rock 'n' roll capacity is amazing. Somehow it reminds me of black 'n' roll bands like I, Chrome Division or Khold. Yet, Sågverk clearly walk the crust path where bands like Discharge and Doom have been dwelling for years. This mix makes this album stand out in the noisy stuff I've been checking out lately.
Anyway, whatever genres are mixed into the highly energetic blend that Sågverk has created, this obviously remains a brutal, powerful and crushing album, capable of starting moshpits where-ever this music is being played. In the end, I think Dead Center Prods said it best 'Just a rude, merciless and