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Album: Despised Icon – Day of Mourning

September 24th, 2009

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Despised Icon
Day of Mourning
Century Media
21 September 2009

by Tom Gibbons

It’s tempting to write this review using the amusing garbled French-English mash-up speak preferred by Quebec’s finest deathcore deniers, Despised Icon. The twin vocals of Alexandre Erian (screamy man), and Steve Marois (death-growler man), render the new album’s lyrics audibly indecipherable anyway, so why didn’t they just verse in their native French? Were they trying to sell more records that way?

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