Entera - Believe, Fight or Die
Self Financed
Bad Metal
9 songs (41:31)
Release year: 2003
Reviewed by Jay
Crap of the month

Entera is a German band that has been releasing their own demos and albums since 1990. After listening to this latest release, I can see why they are not signed. To call them mediocre would be an overstatement. To call them an embarrassment to metal would be more fitting. Vocalist Carsten Lutter is almost never on key. When he holds long notes, it is painful to listen to. To top it all off, he doesn’t have a singing voice to begin with. “Sanguinus Draconis” is painful to listen to. The last part of the song has a long note that is held way to long and it is so cacophonous, I had to skip to the next track. Drummer Erik Mayer has trouble keeping the time. If he does keep time properly, the shoddy mixing of this album has him mixed out of synch with the other members.

Uneconomical” the opening track sounds more like death punk than metal. The opening riffs sound like distorted surf guitar and the chanting of “E-N-T-E-R-A” are cheesy and childish. The main riff of “No Winner” is the breakdown riff of “Black Sabbath” note for note. They could at least disguise the songs they are ripping off. In addition, guitarist Ralph Neuendorf seems to be tripping over all the solos and riffs he has to play. This is the saddest part. If you are going to write music, write music you can play. The album drones on for several more nondescript, boring songs. What else can I say but there is a reason that after 13 years and three albums, this band is still unsigned.

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Jay quoted 22 / 100
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