"I always called what Villains does 'Street Metal,' " declares the band's vocalist, who goes by the name Desecrator. "It's music made from prowling the fucking streets." Apt, that. Ostensibly New York City's least pretentious and most dangerous band, the Brooklyn quintet continues to embody egregious urban excess with its second full-length, Lifecode of Decadence. Penetration, confrontation, and sundry degradation remain chosen and championed themes as the band demonstrates substantially advanced songcraft matched by a... More >>>