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Hilarious Videos: Red Fang – Crows In Swine

Wasted angel
Broken halo
Wings of emerald
Empty bottles

Lost for time
Soaked in brine
Nickeled and dimed
Crows and swine

Burned out all doubt
Take back your skin
You’ve been broken
No light to fail

Lost for time
Soaked in brine
Nickeled and dimed
Crows in swine




Mini Reviews – Almah, Red Fang, Tungsten, Crowdburn


Unfold_coverChecking out Almah first thing on a Monday morning proved to be beneficial.  It’s perfect for the gloomy start in my part of the world.  Unfold is their forthcoming 64-minute opus that embodies an intricate pattern of Dream Theater-like progressive elements and combines them with the more uplifting components of power metal.  Almah maintains a delicate balance the keeps the band from bathing in cheese.  The 12 tracks possess a wide variety of rhythm and groove that emanates numerous influences noticeable to me such as Extreme, Dream Theater, Fair Warning, and Helloween.  For a 64-minute album, Unfold is a quality composition that can lift the state of mind on any day of the week.  Yet, it still has the necessary hard-rocking, riff-tastic elements I can tap my foot to, especially with the opening song In My Sleep.  Overall, I enjoyed the album’s rhythmic balance between power and progressive elements.

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