's Scott Vogel, who sports a Gang Starr tattoo, among many others, yielded vocal duties on a track from his band's 2006 album, Always the Hard Way
, to rappers Murs and Mr. Dibbs. Having upheld the hardcore/hip-hop hybrid tradition, which dates back to KRS-One/Sick of It All and Onyx/Biohazard, Terror devoted the rest of the record to its usual uncompromising old-school arsenal. Live, Vogel's intense delivery casts his face's blood vessels into stark relief, and his profanity count rivals Straight Outta Compton
. Propelled by Nick Jett's violent backbeats, the Los Angeles band pressure-condenses several verses, group-shouted choruses, dual-guitar riffs and solos into lethal two-minute capsules. The pace slows only for the thunderous breakdowns, which Vogel ushers in with aptly ominous lines such as "Your turn to feel the pain."