Strictly under the influence of '80s international hardcore, Crime Desire's latest LP, "Your Power," is an unrelenting 11-track aural hellstorm. Taking cues from UK hardcore incendiaries such as Icons Of Filth, Antisect and the like, the blazing thrash of Japan's Selfish Records/burning spirits camp, and the infectious songwriting of fellow statesmen Battalion Of Saints and Crucifix, "Your Power" is an homage to the worldwide hardcore styles of yore that always retains its own identity and pushes forward. Over four years in the making, following two 12" EPs, Crime Desire didn't want to commit to a full-length until everything - the songs, the recording, the artwork, lyrics - were exactly where they needed to be, and the overall quality control on "Your Power" will not disappoint. Recorded to tape for analogue purists, the sequencing, run time, mastering and overall presentation were all subject to the highest scrutiny, resulting in an album that's a cohesive statement, rather than a haphazard collection of songs. If you're looking for an '80s-style hardcore album that goes beyond the same retread, generic sound, this one's for you.