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Archons
Lords of Light and Thunder
Company: Independent
Release: 2017
Genre: Doom/Stoner
Reviewer: Eric Compton
Published: 12/19/2017

A hotbed of grinding, electric riffage
COMMENTS:
This spacey San Diego act have been active since 2004, releasing full-length albums in 2007 and 2011. This year the act returns for their third record to date, a hotbed of grinding, electric riffage known aptly as 'Lords of Light and Thunder'. Lengthy opener 'Galaxians' curtain jerks the show, a mid-paced spiraling rhythm with fat percussion and buzzing riffs. The manic solo at 4:29 shows off the band's versatility well. I love the momentum and over-the-top energy on "Dr. Pain" and "Kid Nitro". Kudos to the mammoth production values via Sound of Sirens' Studio (San Rafael, CA).
RECOMMENDED FOR FANS OF:
Clutch, Dirty Power, Red Hot Rebellion

PERSONAL BREAKDOWN:

ENJOYMENT
4
MUSIC
4
VOCALS
4
PRODUCTION
4.5
ARTWORK
2.5
LYRICS
3.5

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