is the third album for the Brazilian based metal outfit. They’ve
held the attention of metal-heads worldwide due to their frontman, Edu
Falashi, frontman of Angra. This is his side project and has
become just as popular, due to Almah’s use of top musicians and
producers to create their spell-binding albums. For the past five
years Almah have been building a history of their own, no longer a side
project but a fully-fledged band.
heaviness of the album is apparent from the first song, with the clash
of drums and the recurrent yet catchy guitar riffs creating a background
for the talented Edu’s vocals to take over. This album is
different from the others, in it being more experimental, but it
doesn’t lose the classic Almah heavy metal sound that has so entranced
album catches the attention from the get-go, and is superbly mixed, with
nothing taking precedence or taking over anything else. This
perfect mix allows for the bands’ many skilled ways of playing to
become clear quickly. The repetition here only serves to reinforce
the heavy, hard hitting style that so encapsulates them as a band.
The speedy drum-work in the solos only shows more and more skills as the
songs progress, with the use of different elements creating a diverse,
yet rich album that takes over and shows metal what it is all about.
Review by: Kerry Henderson
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