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Review: Ignitor - Haunted by Rock & Roll
Haunted by Rock & Roll

Label: EMP Label Group
Year released: 2017
Duration: 44:18
Tracks: 9
Genre: Heavy Metal

Rating: 3/5

Review online: April 30, 2018
Reviewed by: MetalMike
Readers Rating
Haunted by Rock & Roll

Rated 3.75/5 (75%) (4 Votes)

Ignitor is a Texas band that's been banging around since '03 and with the release of Haunted by Rock & Roll in 2017, now has six full-length albums to their credit. The music is a thrashy stripe of metal with gritty riffs and a pounding rhythm section supporting wild, screamy vocals. Sometimes I'm reminded of fellow Texans Helstar and their brand of power/thrash, other times the unhinged screaming makes me think of a metal version of The Darkness. There's a punk vibe running through Haunted by Rock & Roll but, unlike Motörhead for example, it is too over the top and distracting. I would say Ignitor do what they do well enough, but it definitely isn't my cup of tea. Nice job on the cover of Raven's "Hung, Drawn and Quartered" though.

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