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Lechery In Fire Company: Metal Heaven Release: 2011 Genre: Traditional Reviewer: EC Fight for the metal Hard to question the faith with songs like "Heart Of A Metal Virgin" and "Mechanical Beast". Sweden's best kept secret roar with "In Fire", the group's second attempt to channel traditional metal dynamics through bombastic production standards. Rickard Begtsson (Arch Enemy, Spiritual Beggars) has his creative stamp all over this production, really catapulting beyond the norm and into a heightened sense of awareness. This band nails Accepts's hook-and-groove anthems and do it with a modern capability. The guitars scream cleanly and the kick drums sound phenomenal through fluid consistency. I can't help but throw Lechery in the same cauldron with Wolf and Savage Messiah in terms of ferocious and steady metal deeds. Great vocals, tons of unity and that undying "fight for the metal" persuasion makes this seem timeless.
Maximum Metal Rating Legend - Full Details
Excellent - Buy it and say a prayer to the metal gods
that you were tuned on to this masterpiece. A classic.
Great - Almost perfect records but there's probably a
clunker or a lacking somewhere to keep it from perfection. You won't feel bad about
dropping some bones on these.
Good - Most of the record is good, but there may be some
filler. This is the OK range where you'd search for the record on sale or used.
Average - Some good songs, some bad ones at about a
half/half ratio. Could show skills but be dull overall. Redeeming qualities for indy bands
are effort and passion. Majors that don't try or suck outright end up here.
Fair - Worth a listen, but best obtained by collectors.
There is much better metal out there.
Bad - Major problems with music, lyrics, production, etc.
Terrible or an otherwise waste of your life and time.
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DATE In Fire Lechery 2011 Eric Compton 12/16/2011
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