Smash The Control Machine

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Smash The Control Machine

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With the return of original drummer Moke and guitarist Rob Patterson, both of whom last played on 2002's Sevas Tra, for Smash the Control Machine, Otep seem more determined than ever, but with a dated sound rooted in crunchy nu metal and alternative metal from the mid-'90s, and a proclivity for extreme melodrama, it might be hard for listeners to take them seriously. As far as reference points go, Korn are an obvious touchstone here, especially in vocalist Otep Shamaya's delivery, which directly mirrors Jonathan Davis' myriad voices. While growing more comfortable with her range, Shamaya bounces from pseudo-raps to squelching metal yelps, and even tries a breathy ballad along the way ("Ur a WMN Now"). Lyrically, she also takes more risks. Influenced by her time doing poetry readings on HBO's Def Poetry, she confronts society's ailments head-on, addressing the overabundance of pill-popping, media brainwashing, and apathetic behavior in American culture. Of course, it's not all so provocative. When she gasps the line, "Take my temperature baby/This is what you taste like," it comes across more creepy than sexy. Of course, as an album that will probably get heavy rotation in the Hot Topic stockroom, creepy might be exactly what she and the band are going for. ~ Jason Lymangrover, Rovi

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Artist: Otep
Studio Label: CD
Edited: N
Format: CD
Enhanced: N
Number of Discs: 1
Release Date: 08/18/2009
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.26
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 0.41 x 4.25 x 5.25
UPC: 0074610505292
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1. Rise Rebel Resist
2. Sweet Tooth
3. Smash The Control Machine
4. Head
5. Numb & Dumb
6. Oh So Surreal
7. Run For Cover
8. Kisses & Kerosene
9. Unveiled
10. Ur A Wmn Now
11. Serv Asat
12. Where The River Ends
13. (Untitled Track)
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Customer review by heavymetaler

5.0 stars by heavymetaler

One of the best CDs I have listened to in a long time. Essential for any metal lover.

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Age:18 - 24
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