The enshrouded Terry's last formal appearance was on 1331: Chaos A.D. , a gothic swan song of sophisticated hardcore from his former outfit, Allergic to Whores -- which died and rose as Nightbreed. Where 1331 sounded like the work of a Samhain tribute band, Immortality has a more subtle Danzig influence. Slower and heavier, the trio makes a quintet's worth of noise. Terry's scraped-raw voice creates the convincing impression that the darkness he's singing about -- melting skin, dead children, and other variations of pain and sickness -- comes from firsthand experience. And, like many horrible scenes, it's gripping.
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