Two years after their debut album DEMOLITION HAMMER returned with "Epidemic Of Violence"; their next sledge hammer, and damn, I really would not have thought such an evolution possible. Everything that had soured the previous effort has been bettered.
Starting with the mightily pressing production over the increase in speed up to the a lot more accessible songs. The songs just have a better flow! In terms of heftiness and brutality they also added a brick, just the way it should be. This album almost has it all. They do not have the big hymns such as SLAYER, DARK ANGEL or EXODUS have on offer, but they are not that far away anymore.
Songs, production, cover and vocals stand there as if from one mould. All of you, who feel comfy in the intersection between MALEVOLENT CREATION, KREATOR's "Extreme Aggression" and DEVASTATION's "Idolatry" should somehow try to get a hold of this album, so much is for sure. (Online January 26, 2004)