July 03 – Review by Officer Nice – COMMANDO – RITES OF DAMNATION (High Roller Records/Soulfood)

From out of Sweden I’d like represent you Commando, a new band. I really need to go visit Sweden, not only for the most beautiful women on earth but also for all those awesome Metal bands. Sweden knows a big Metal scène, with a big history so yes, it should be worth a visit.

In my hands I have the EP of Commando, a few youngsters who like traditional Metal. These guys really know how to get the listener attention with their very enriched and tasteful arrangements. They are combining midtempo Thrash Metal with very interesting Heavy Metal tunes. It’s a bit a mixture of Megadeth with Mercyful Fate, Meliah Rage with old Iron Maiden. It is the kind of record you’d play on a higher volume, on you will take your time for. READ MORE…