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Under The Flag
Love this band!! Pure Steel delivers the goods with the debut from France's Holy Cross. This is classic metal ripping with bombastic double bass, proper twin guitar placement and vocals that are similar to Michael Seifert (Rebellion) and Matthew Barlow (Iced Earth). I like the Tuetonic fury of the band and the metallic big block riff engine used steadily throughout. Very similar to the German bands playing this loud and proud and somewhat rare to hear this kind of stuff out of France. For fans of Iron Fire, Wolfen and Black Destiny.
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RATING Under The Flag 2009 Pure Steel Eric Compton 6/21/2010 4
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