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Execution is Necessary
Adroitly played thrash
This is a first for me...Turkey thrash. Affliction are watertight with their sophomore effort, the follow-up to the 2003 debut 'One Reality'. Assailing listeners with adroitly played thrash, these youngsters clearly find Kreator very admirable. Vocally the gravel-throated aggression matches tit for tat with the start and stop rhythms and grooves. While not unusual for this genre, the band stand out with their flowing twin guitar melodies and ascending notes, stylistically similar to Dark Tranquillity. Highlights are 'The Question' and 'Sweet Darkness'.
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