DEATHGUY (Thailand)
The Secondary Quest
I remember the song in Pulau Puaka comp. That song makes me think that they are playing brutal death and that is present here, remains as the only brutal song in this release. They play melodic black metal with synth. It surprises me that they can play good songs like these. Okay, they are sweet sounding black metal. If you despise Dimmu or Cradle (the high pitch screams are like Dani's), you may have to avoid this. Lots of juicy rocking melodic riffs and this makes me like them a lot. Only if they can get rid the drum machine and get a human drummer, this would be a killer release. The solos got some emotions that really touched me. This is their second release after an EP in 1999. The next one would probably be another EP. "The Secondary..." is a tape release but I got the promo in CD-R with no info or tracks list. It has 8 tracks, including one bonus track from the EP. The latest news I got is this album will be released by Trinity Records Hong Kong.
3.5/5

DEATHGUY (Thailand)
The Secondary Quest
Trinity Records Hong Kong, 2002
I assumed the CD-R Thanit gave me is a copy of their debut CD. Now I got the actual CD and it has more tracks. Their melodic death/black metal songs started to grow in me. They know how to use the keyboard to enrich the songs. The CD comes with an 8page color booklet that includes the lyrics. I still can't get the drum machine into my system. The CD includes a bonus track, 1 new demo track and 2 songs from their EP 1998. The band now got their complete 'human' line-up and said to be playing brutal death metal for their next album.
c/o Thanit Thepsitrakorn, 21/2 Soi Suan oi 1, Samsen Rd. Dusit, Bangkok 10300.

thepsitrakorn@hotmail.com

3.5/5