While not the greatest band name anyone's ever come up with, Mexico's Zombiefication redeem themselves with well-written, well-executed classic death metal tracks and powerful production. Reaper's Consecration is a five-song EP clocking in at just over 25 minutes, and is the follow-up to the duo's full-length debut, Midnight Stench. While Zombiefication have created extremely heavy, completely Swedish death metal-inspired material, with intense grooves and brutal riffs, there's nothing that's special enough to grab and hold your attention, nor does the EP leave any memorable, lasting impression. Reaper's Consecration is very well done and the musicianship is impeccable, but it's typical Swedish OSDM ― it's been done before and it's been done better. You could go through the trouble of giving Zombiefication a shot or you could just throw on Entombed's Clandestine. The latter is likely the better choice.
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