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Review: Kryptos - Afterburner
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Afterburner

Label: AFM Records
Year released: 2019
Duration: 39:38
Tracks: 8
Genre: Heavy Metal

Rating: 4/5

Review online: July 7, 2019
Reviewed by: MetalMike
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Review

If you want a slab of pure riffs, look no further than Kryptos' fifth album, Afterburner. This band has always been about riffs but with this album they have combined the nasty, mean tone of The Coils of Apollyon and the melody of Burn Up the Night into a dazzling display of consistent guitar bad-assery. There's not one song on here that isn't air guitar worthy, though I particularly like "Dead of Night" with its creepy synthesizer solo (weird that I latched on to the song that doesn't have a massive guitar solo, but there it is). The harsh vocals are completely understandable and shouldn't be a hindrance to any fan of excellent heavy/thrash metal. Afterburner is full of no frills, no BS, heavy metal.

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