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Shibbster Tweets About: Architects’ „HOLY HELL“

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Shibbster Tweets About: Architects’ „HOLY HELL“
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5mJYNybKLQ

Here we go again! UK metal-heroes Architects released their 8th album HOLY HELL last Friday and it is the first album they put out after the passing of main songwriter and guitarist Tom Searle. Of course, this is album is special in this context and expectations where quite high from everywhere. I as well took the time and listened through it. So without further beating around the bush, let’s dive right into this album.
1. Death Is Not Defeat
Starting off with a strong string section with electronic beats, this opener proves from the very first second that Architect’s haven’t lost it. It really sounds as if they are back - stronger than before. As soon as the band kicks in, we have a strong Architects hook: A bouncing, heavy groove, epic guitars, and earth-shattering deep bass and the iconic vocals of Sam Carter that we all love so much. It feels as if one is thrown into the middle of a running sto…

Shibbster Tweets About: Napoleon’s „Epiphany“

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Shibbster Tweets About: Napoleon’s „Epiphany“


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvRWdYp5UHE
So, a few weeks ago Napoleon released their first single off their new album, called Ignite. I reviewed that song in particular and you can find the article here.

On Friday, finally „Epiphany“ came out. I was excited already and I am very happy to share my thoughts about this album with you! The front cover alone makes me want to listen to it and I think it is the coolest front cover of an album I’ve seen in a while. Also, Napoleon’s debut album „Newborn Mind“ is one of my favorite albums. Of course I am excited for the successor then!

Are you ready? Cause I am! Here we go:

1. Godspeed
The album opens up with a very groovy kinda stuttering clean guitar riff. It sounds like glitchy video game music actually and quickly opens up into a classic Napoleon riffing: Bouncy, odd rhythms and over-accurately played melody guitars. This track gets me from the start and is in my opinion a great choice for an openi…