Forced Entry are a thrash band from Seattle.

Uncertain Futhre The Shore Forced Entry-Uncertain Future/The Shore (Century Media)

1. "Bludgeon" (4:34)
2. "Kaleidoscope of Pain" (4:20)
3. "A Look Through Glass" (4:06)
4. "Anaconda" (4:39)
5. "Octoclops" (4:57)
6. "Unrest They Find" (5:12)
7. "Morgulon" (5:12)
8. "Foreign Policy" (5:02)
9. "Miasma" (4:23)
10. "Sore" (5:29)
11. "Sole Train" (6:05)
12. "Licking My Wound" (3:38)

Finally somebody re-issued this album! Century Media did it right too, including as bonus tracks "The Shore" EP. "Uncertain" isn't quite what "As Above" is, but it's still good thrash in the Bay Area tradition. "The Shore" EP sounds like it could have been recorded during the "As Above" sesssions as the tunes are all in the same technical thrash mode.

As Above, So Below Forced Entry-As Above So Below (Relativity)

1. "Bone Crackin' Fever" (5:52)
2. "Thunderhead" (4:11)
3. "Macrocosm, Microcosm" (4:33)
4. "Never a Know, But the No" (4:34)
5. "We're Dicks" (3:12)
6. "Apathy" (5:37)
7. "The Unextinguishable" (3:33)
8. "As of Yesterday" (5:18)
9. "When One Becomes Two" (5:27)
10. "How We Spent Our Summer Vacation" (2:52)

Wow! These guys were a late discovery for me, I didnít get this disc until almost nine years after ití s release. Donít know how I missed them. Forced Entry are excellent thrash metal that would have, and probably did, stand up to anything Testament, Exodus, Vengeance Rising or any of the Bay Area bands were doing at the time. A few lame songs in the insipid "We're Dicks" and "How We Spent Our Summer." Both are lame attempts at humor but just come off as stupid. The rest of the album, however, is pure brilliance. Pinch harmonics are used everywhere to create a unique sound that is unmistakably Forced Entry. Unfortunately, their discs are hard to find now, so I am still looking for the rest of their discs. Found this one on the internet. Got it along with two other rare discs in exchange for one Rage of Angels re-release disc. Quite the deal in my estimation.

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