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“Life The Curse” by Freya

Artist: Freya
Title: “Lift The Curse”
Label: Victory Records
Release Date: January 23, 2007
Genre: Death Metal
Rating: 2/5

There’s really not much to say about this one, since it’s a fairly standard entry in the glutted death metal genre, but it’s worth a listen for those in the know as it features “Lilith,” a song that sounds like an outtake from the Sword’s “Age Of Winters” (2006) and the album’s title track that’s nothing more than a bald-faced ripoff of Gwar’s 1990 classic “Salaminizer.” I defy you to play “Lift The Curse” and not be able to sing the Gwar lyrics in almost exact sync to the music since the two songs sound almost exactly the same. Having a musical influence is one thing, and this may not be a case of conscious plagiarism, but come on…
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