Equitum - Taste of Death EP

Published on 3 September 2023 at 07:00

"Nuclear Warfare is Here"

By Stephen Cummings ( BeardBo & GHUK )

(Image: © Equitum)

Equitum is a four-member band that brings the classic sound of Thrash Metal to the Northeast of England. With their high-energy riffs and aggressive vocals, Equitum delivers an unforgettable musical experience that packs a punch. Drawing inspiration from Thrash Metal bands such as Exodus, Vio-Lence, and Onslaught. Equitum adds their own unique touch to the genre by blending technical skill with a fierce intensity. Whether performing live at local venues or recording in the studio, Equitum creates original material that resonates with fans of hard-hitting music and leaves them head-banging for more.


Released on the 25th of August Equitum's debut "Taste of Death"! This EP is a solid representation of the genre, with fast and aggressive riffs and intense vocals that will have you headbanging from start to finish. The guitar work is particularly impressive, with catchy hooks and shredding solos that are sure to get stuck in your head.


The EP opens with a bang, featuring the EP title track that sets the tone for the rest of the record with its driving rhythm and blistering guitar riffs. The song wastes no time in grabbing the listener's attention, as it opens with a powerful riff that immediately sets the tone for the rest of the EP. The driving rhythm section propels the song forward, while the vocals add an intense layer of emotion to the mix.


"Fat Man" and "Genocide" continue in the same vein, offering up equally heavy and relentless tracks that are sure to satisfy fans of heavy metal. The guitar riffs are once again a standout feature, with intricate patterns and lightning-fast solos that showcase the skill of the musicians involved. The vocals are just as powerful as on the title track, adding to the intensity of the songs and ensuring that the listener is fully immersed in the experience.


The Highlight Track: "Nuclear Warfare"
Undoubtedly, the most impressive song of the EP is "Nuclear Warfare". The track kicks off with slow, crunchy guitar riffs, then quickly builds up to a full-throttle thrash metal assault. The band's skilful transition from melodic sections to all-out shredding is on full display. The guitar riffs are fast and furious, the drums are thunderous, and the bass is both heavy and groovy. The sheer energy and intensity of the song are off the charts, and it's impossible not to headbang along with the music.


Overall, "Taste of Death" is a must-listen for any fans who that love that 80s bay area Thrash Metal sound. With its driving rhythms, blistering guitar riffs, and powerful vocals, this EP is sure to leave a lasting impression on anyone who gives it a chance. So turn up the volume, grab your air guitar, and get ready to rock out to some of the heaviest music the northeast has to offer.


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