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Harlott creates a new Slayer record
Metal Blade continues to devolve by refusing to seek out new and innovative talent. Harlott, while being as in your face as possible, ultimately create a new Slayer record with their 2017 album 'Extinction'. I dare anyone to hear a track like 'First World Solutions' and tell me it isn't identical in every way to Slayer. Vocalist Tom Richards is a dead ringer for Araya. I do like the creative force of 'And Darkness Brings the Light' which has identity and a slight nudge at power-thrash.
Recommended for fans of: Slayer
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