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The Spell Won`t Be Broken (3-track demo)
Released: 2000, Independant
This CD represents a nice try from a band that sounds as if they are emerging from the garage (so to speak). The first thing that hit me when this CD came on was the guitar sound. It reminded me of times when I was in my early teens and didn't own an amp so I plugged my guitar into a buddy's satanic beast of a bass amp that was from the 60's...horrible or what? Well that's what this guitar sound is like. It's barely distorted and is crusty. The drumming is not that bad and the vocals are OK although the vocalist doesn't seem to be putting his heart into it. The three songs on this are forgettable and did not leave a lasting impression on me. the style of music played is thankfully traditional heavy metal, but it's not played with enough finesse or conviction to make this CD a contender. Give these guys a few more years of wood-shedding and we'll see what they can come up with.
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