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Balfor
Black Sun Rising
Company: Drakkar Prod
Release: 2016
Genre: Black
Reviewer: Greg Watson
Published: 2/16/2017

Blackened Death from Ukraine
Comments:
Ukraine's Balfor bring blackened death trappings to the table with some epic & melodic moments sprinkled in for some added flavor. The band call their brand of music Barbarian Black Metal & the classic Viking metal sounds as well as the more epic musical pieces lend a real feel of what you would expect a barbarian to sing entering battle. The album tends to lean more towards the death metal side of the genre with symphonic & black metal elements less present than I'd like throughout. However, "Black Serpent Rising" is a solid piece of blackened death. So definitely give this one a spin and prepare to answer the call of barbarian metal!
Recommended for fans of:
Amon Amarth, Ensiferum, Miellnir

Personal Breakdown:

ENJOYMENT
3
MUSIC
3
VOCALS
3
PRODUCTION
3
ARTWORK
3
LYRICS
3

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