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Sweden seems to have come full circle and now boast more great metal than Germany. Chalk another great Swedish band into the realm of greatness with rookie Gallows End. The talented act have the traditional power metal sound down solid, like a combo of Stormwitch and Running wild with a vocalist in the vein of Paul Di'anno. Other than the bad album title and a small lack of innovation in parts "Nemesis Divine" proves to be a worthy debut. Razor sharp guitars with big block grooves that reek of German nostalgia overlay a great set of medieval tales. Checkout "Kingdom Of The Damned", one of many album highlights.
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RATING Nemesis Divine 2010 Farvahar Eric Compton 1/15/2011 4
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