By Korgüll The Destroyer - Metal for Supper - The Afternoon Edition - 03/21/2006

The cover for this album was disappointingly tame. I mean, if it's not a picture of a maggot colony bursting out of a corpse performing cunnilingus on a dead pregnant body that has demon/mutant/alien thing tearing itself free from the womb, is it really a Cannibal Corpse album cover?

However, while the cover may have taken a step back, the music has lept forward. The songs are complex and well-structured, and you won't find yourself getting lost in the onslaught. "The Time to Kill is Now" and “Murder Worship” start things off with blistering speed and the energy continues from there. The fun song titles are still around, with my personal favourites being “Brain Removal Device” and “Submerged in Boiling Flesh”. While not the most varied album ever, there are enough changes and variations to keep it interesting while maintaining the band's signature brutality. From the catchy and almost upbeat riff in "Barbaric Bludgeonings" to the steady pacing of "Five Nails Through the Neck", Kill shows that Cannibal Corpse still has some of their best work left in them, which is a claim most bands that been around for 15 years can't make.

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