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Review: Runespell - Sentinels of Time
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Sentinels of Time

Label: Iron Bonehead Productions
Year released: 2022
Duration: 33:46
Tracks: 4
Genre: Black Metal

Rating: 4/5

Review online: May 27, 2022
Reviewed by: Sargon the Terrible
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Sentinels of Time

Rated 3.5/5 (70%) (6 Votes)
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This is listed as an EP, but it's over 30 minutes long, which makes it a pretty good spin for your dollar. I have become a fan of this band, as even if they are not doing anything blazingly original, they are doing something I like and doing it well. This EP wears the Graveland influence even more proudly than their last full-length, and it's impossible not to notice how much this is walking in the footsteps of albums like Memory & Destiny or The Fire of Awakening. What does stand out is how good this is. The riffs are epic, melodic, and memorable, the production is a just-right balance between arcane and clear, and the whole creates that atmosphere of pagan lands and ages that I love, and if you love it too, then Runespell should be on your radar.

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