Incassum - 'In Vain' (Casket Records) Print E-mail
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Written by Darrel Sutton   
Thursday, 10 June 2010 05:00

incassumManchester's Incassum are intriguing bunch. This 6-tracker was recorded in 2008, but seems to have got sporadic exposure which is a shame as they certainly have a lot going for them. 


Mixing a variety of styles, there's quite a lot going on. Opener 'The Beckoning' is like a slower paced Carcass, with vocalist Sharleen Kennedy alternating styles between an Angela Gossow-like growl and Evanescence-like clean vocals. Unusual but it works.


'History Repeats' is a good heads-down metal track, again with the alternating vocal styles. Indeed, the pattern is fairly similar throughout the tracks on offer. 


Good solid metal of various flavours, strong songs and a hell of a vocalist. Certainly ones to watch.