SINGLE LED, UNIVERSAL RELEASE:
DECEMBER 17, 2001 REVIEW: JANUARY 14, 2002
newcomers Deathstars are hailed as a mix of Ministry and Rammstein. At
least by their record company.
rest of us hear something between, and below, early Nine Inch Nails and
Marilyn Manson. Especially the latter is clearly present in the image
and in the use of symbols such as anti-christ. Personally, I dont
think we are in dire need of a Marilyn Manson-clone.
But there are aspects of "Synthetic Generation" that makes it
impossible for me to write it off as pure trash. Maybe its the cool
guitars, maybe its the catchy refrain, I dont know. What I
do know is that once I start listening to the damn tune, its almost
impossible not to hit the "play" button several consecutive
be interesting to see if Deathstars are able to produce a full-length
album with the same quality. I doubt it, but hey, stranger things have