Album Review: Cancer – “Shadow Gripped”

Cancer - Shadow Gripped

For a band that has split up then re-split up and had the kind of revolving door of members as Cancer has in their 31 years of existence and furthermore put out the worst of their career with their last two full lengths, it’s not your fault for questioning whether album six, Shadow Gripped, is worth any time at all. Would it matter if the original three members are on it? The same three responsible for arguably their best album, To the Gory End? The answer is a resounding YES. Why? Because it’s on par with said debut and should finally get the band the due they deserve – minus those last two, hoo-boy. Continue reading