Boiler

The New Professionals: Rules for Industrial Slammitude and Groovination

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Although it contains the word "industrial" in its title, The New Professionals is far from an industrial recording. Boiler's music is actually heavy metal/thrash/alternative rock that's laced with large doses of rap. The album was co-produced by Alex Perialas, known for his work with Testament and quite a few other metal bands. True to form, Perialas emphasizes the metal element and goes for maximum heaviness. One can't call driving tunes like "Superseed," "Hollow Point," and "Bingo" groundbreaking -- everyone from Pro-Pain to Sevendust had already provided similar metal/alternative/rap grooves in the '90s. But while Boiler may not be innovative, the Ithaca, NY band isn't lacking when it comes to intensity, enthusiasm, and some healthy aggression.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1
3:45
2
3:50
3
3:39
4
4:06
5
5:10
6
2:13
7
2:57
8
3:54
9
3:54
10
3:32
11
9:11
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