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insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
June 2nd 2012


3707 Comments


Congratulations on yet another feature Greg. Haven't you thought about becoming a Contributor?

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Crysis
Staff Reviewer
June 2nd 2012


16824 Comments


I tried to play the beta and it fried my graphics card (not joking)


Was your graphics card like 8 years old? I believe it requires like a GeForce 7xxx series or a Radeon
X19xx series card, which I had back in like 2004. Or was it a cooling issue?

Ikarus14
June 2nd 2012


651 Comments


Must check this out.

Scoot
June 2nd 2012


18261 Comments


the production is a little iffy on this but it's not bad

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Tyrael
June 2nd 2012


21003 Comments


'Was your graphics card like 8 years old? I believe it requires like a GeForce 7xxx series or a Radeon
X19xx series card, which I had back in like 2004. Or was it a cooling issue?'

I have a radeon 6490M
dunno how old it is but it sucks dick yea

but honestly it was a cooling issue

greg84
Staff Reviewer
June 2nd 2012


7519 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

The production admittedly could have been better on this album. I'm not a huge fan of this warm, crisp sound. This is a minor issue though.

Acanthus
June 2nd 2012


9801 Comments


Looks cool, album art reminds me of The Grey.

Edit: Forgot this had an older metal styling for a second, given a quick listen this is not for me.

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fulgrim
June 2nd 2012


1542 Comments


Really liked Hammer of the North so will be checking this out.

MisterSteel
June 2nd 2012


453 Comments


Remember liking Iron Will a while back, I'll have to check this out.

kingsoby1
Emeritus
June 2nd 2012


4968 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

you should be a contrib greg

Tyrael
June 2nd 2012


21003 Comments


yes sobhi finally says something I can agree with

Nagrarok
June 2nd 2012


8472 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

The trio once again has delved into accessible heavy metal that abounds with soaring, ultra-melodic vocals and infectious, driving guitar riffs. By now it seems that oppressive doom metal of their early offerings is long gone in favour of a more streamlined, not to mention traditional approach to song craft that has plenty in common with the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal and the seventies' output of Judas Priest.




That'll do it for me. Have another well-earned pos ;)

TooManyFriends
June 2nd 2012


1259 Comments


This album has me moderately interested

myhigherpie
June 2nd 2012


3029 Comments


Son of the Last Breath is my jam right now.

Wizard
June 3rd 2012


19924 Comments


Your a damn good reviewer Greg. I couldn't stand the one song I heard off this.

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KeepOneStepAhead
June 3rd 2012


7 Comments


Great review; went out and picked that shit up! We agree on Dawnbringer and Grand Magus, they don't change the formula much but they do it so well so who cares.

drewcordova
June 3rd 2012


705 Comments


Great review. Pos.

greg84
Staff Reviewer
June 3rd 2012


7519 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Thanks a bunch everybody for all your kind words.



@KeepOneStepAhead:

Yeah. Definitely this and the new Dawnbringer LP complement each other and make for a great double 'heavy metal revival' listen. More people need to check this stuff out.





south_of_heaven 11
June 3rd 2012


5450 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

listened to the title track, really liked it

greg84
Staff Reviewer
June 4th 2012


7519 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Yeah. Son of the Last Breath may be their best song so far.



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