Alehammer are a band from Chicago, Illinois that plays a mixture of crust, grindcore and thrash along with a small amount of black metal elements and this is a review of their 2013 album "Barmageddon" which was released by Selfmadegod Records.
"Last Orders' starts off with heavy guitar riffs along with some drums and growls a few seconds later the growls kick in and the song goes into an old school crust/metal direction along with some primitive punk elements.
"Fermented Death" kicks with with some crust/grind guitar along with some drums and growls which also utilizing some screams and after awhile you can hear some guttural elements coming as well as some powerful bass guitars and blast beats and the song closes with some white noise sounds.
"ABV 666" begins with some old school crust/grind riffs and drums before the growls and thrash elements kick in along with some blast beats and you can hear the bass guitars in the background which also leads up to some screams.
"Floormonger" opens up with some powerful bass guitars and drums along with some screams and a few seconds later growls start coming into the song along with some melodic guitar riffing and halfway through the song the music starts getting a little bit faster b efore slowing down again and adding in a classic rock style guitar lead.
"Cunts To A Man" has its beginnings with some heavy guitar riffs, drums and growls before going into a faster direction along with some blast beats and the song sticks to an old school crust/grind formula.
"Nemesis" is introduced with some spoken word samples before adding in some heavy guitar and bass riffs along with some drums and growls and the song utilizes both slow and fast parts along with some blast beats towards the end.
Song lyrics cover drinking and violent themes, while the production has a very strong, powerful, heavy and professional sound where you can hear all of the musical instruments that are present on this recording.
In my opinion Alehammer are a very great sounding hybrid of crust, grind and thrash metal and if you are a fan of this musical genre, you should check out this album. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE ""Last Orders" and "Cunts To A Man". RECOMMENDED BUY.