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What’s Wrong Barry – Problem One

whatswrongbarryThe fact that this grinding metal sound can come from the human diaphragm is a fete in itself. Thrash metal guitar and drum summon these demon notes from ether to full-fledged scream-o metal magic. Problem 1 is relentless in this zeal, never letting up for the entire title track.

God Bless Declan & All Who Sail on Him continues this war cry approach to lyric and pedal-to-the-metal speed guitar. Still Alive and Trigger cool it down just long enough to catch your breath. Metallic growls intermingle nicely with more traditional metal vocals.

Problem 1 is a rollercoaster thrill ride travelling at light speed. I suggest turning your volume levels up slowly, or you might hurt yourself. Don’t worry, it won’t be long before you’ve got it cranked up to 11. Noelle Ellis, GiggingNI.com

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