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Review: Under Attack - Fury of the Thunder God
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Fury of the Thunder God

Label: Lake of Fire Productions
Year released: 2023
Duration: 39:01
Tracks: 10
Genre: Heavy Metal

Rating:
3.75/5


Review online: June 20, 2023
Reviewed by: Sargon the Terrible
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Named for an Exciter song, this Swedish outfit play very '80s-influenced metal that goes for that crunching classic metal vibe with a welcome layer of Thrash-styled chugging. I like the bare-bones riff style, even if I do wish the guitar sound was a little dirtier and more upfront. Vocalist/guitarist Lasse Hietala has a nice gravelly voice that is rough but tuneful, and the songwriting is tight and packs a lot of energy. The songs could use some more identity, as while they all sound good individually, they all sound a lot alike, with the same kinds of tempos and the same kinds of riffs. This band has the right idea, but they have room to improve.

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