That “Rake” song’s slammin’!
Pounding drums, chugging guitars.
Wait, it’s about what?!
Their take on metal
makes me LOL, for real,
but the strings are nice.
Meloy’s songs and tales
give a whole new meaning to
the term “death metal.”
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