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Review: Protector - Summon the Hordes
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Summon the Hordes

Label: High Roller Records
Year released: 2019
Duration: 38:25
Tracks: 10
Genre: Death/Thrash

Rating: 3.75/5

Review online: July 29, 2019
Reviewed by: MetalMike
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Summon the Hordes

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I liked Protector's 2013 album, Reanimated Homunculus, but missed the follow-up. Cursed and Coronated, so it was with a smile I began listening to 2019's Summon the Hordes. Protector haven't strayed from their formula of ass-kicking death/thrash very much in the last six years, so if you like their razor-sharp riffing and maniacal drumming, this one is a no-brainer. Protector use a lot of speed, which isn't to say they can't break it down every now and then, but they fly along without sounding triggered or artificial, which is a nice break from all the click-track metal today. No one song stands out and they run together a bit, but all hammer your skull relentlessly. If there were one of two real killer cuts, Summon the Hordes would be mandatory but even devoid of them, it is a muscular, pounding assault that death/thrash fans should not miss.

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Review: Reanimated Homunculus (reviewed by MetalMike)
Interview with vocalist Martin Missy on April 28, 2012 (Interviewed by Luxi Lahtinen)
Interview with vocalist Martin Missy on July 3, 2019 (Interviewed by Luxi Lahtinen)
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