„What a question! Of course the new THE VERY END album is awesome! Otherwise I wouldn't have done it!“, states legendary producer Waldemar Sorychta (e.g. Sentenced, Moonspell, Tiamat, Samael). And he is damn right!
Massive, modern & unique – thrilling songwriting and an open minded interpretation of modern metal contribute to the genuine sound of THE VERY END's new album „Mercy & Misery“ as well as the heavy, yet always organic and dynamic mix of Sorychta and his partner in crime, Dennis Koehne.
Besides Sorychta some other familiar fellas already gave proof of their taste and made the following statements to „Mercy & Misery“, which by the way has been put in perspective by Killustrations (e.g. Aborted, Dew-Scented, Zyklon)
"The Best metal to come out of Germany in a long time!!" (Nick Barker / Lock Up, Ex-Cradle Of Filth, Ex-Dimmu Borgir, among others)
"It was a long time since I was so impressed by a german band (…) one of the most promising new acts in Europe." (Tomas Lindberg / Lock Up / Ex-At The Gates, among others)
"Impulsive and dynamic, yet refreshingly melodic Thrash Metal with big hig-potential!" (Leif Jensen / Dew-Scented)
„Awesome! I am impressed (…) Keep it up, guys!“ (Tom Angelripper / Sodom)
But being children of the industrial Ruhr-Area, THE VERY END know for sure that the sweetest praise ain't worth a dime if they don't work off their own balls, too! Thus, the guys recently inked a deal with one of the most prestigous german metal labels, SPV/Steamhammer, as the foundation stone for a succesful future partnership. Not to mention that – despite of their prophetic monicker – the metal world will hear a whole lot of THE VERY END in the future!
After the acclaimed debutalbum „VS. Life“ (Dockyard 1 Records, 2008) THE VERY END have tightened the screws and skillfully poise between classy melodies and 40-ton-groove. „Mercy & Misery“ offers metal in all its shades, yet still reduced to the core. Categories are out of place, because THE VERY END are their own!