Peasants of Posture



The members of PoP use the names of figures in the downfall of the Russian Romanov dynasty, and its website hints at the philosophies inherent in its choice of band moniker. But you don't need to be a history scholar to "get" PoP's music, which draws heavily from both Pigface's eclectic adventures in industrial and dreary, generic post-Ministry metal-meets-a-drum-machine horror-soundtrack fare. CounterRevolution definitely leans toward the latter far too often. Several tracks here are engaging in a fun and brainless way, however, and the likes of "Kill The Vulcan" and "Soldier of Fortune" surpass novelty to achieve decent songhood. 2 stars

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