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Under a Serpent Sun

Advantages: Excellent, stripped-down riffs and song-structures, superb vocals and lyrics, great atmosphere
Disadvantages: None

Released back in 1995, At The Gates' swan-song album 'Slaughter of the Soul' sees a progression from the lo-fi and organic sounding mix of death and black metal evident in their earlier efforts to a much more stripped-down sound that mixes thrash, death m ...

Burning_Darkness 21.05.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Slaughter Of The Soul [Remastered] - At The Gates

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DEPRESSION UNREST!

Advantages: nice,loud, experimental
Disadvantages: not so much known, sometimes not straight enough

Here something with experimental kinds of play of the Metal experimented However despite all experimentation joy no break was carried out by the classical Kreator values, so that one may do itself nevertheless on zuenftiges Gemo joys, although in the n ...

BeethovensSymphonie5 09.07.2004 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Renewal - Kreator

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One of the greatest melodic death metal bands from the UK

Advantages: Talented release overflowing with passion and intrigue
Disadvantages: When you love this kind of music, none.

How is it Iíve come to see there are no reviews for one of the greatest and underrated current melodic death metal bands to spawn from the UK? Itís plainly because The Only Way Is Bring Me the Horizon is mopping up all the drama by deliberately replicat ...

RobWK 05.01.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Dormant Heart - Sylosis

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Burn the lyrics and start over

Advantages: Good music
Disadvantages: awful lyrics

Take a look at the font used on the album cover or a look at the skulls and you've probably guessed that this is a thrash metal album. I've beeen rocking out to some speed and trash lately and Havok was not a band I had come across before, so I decided to ...

dangaroo 02.04.2011 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Burn - Havok

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The 'Masters' of 'Puppets'

Advantages: Flawless Heavy Metal record, technically stunning time signature shifts with occasional classical structuring
Disadvantages: 20 year old production job, could do with a re-mastering

Time for my ultimate review of what I feel is the finest metal record of all time, 'Master of Puppets' by the masters themselves, 'Metallica'. Myself, a fan of Heavy Metal entirely because of the music from these guys. It was the 'Black' album that sta ...

ondeafears3 10.02.2008 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Master Of Puppets - Metallica

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