Wednesday, July 20, 2016

CD Review: New Metal Blade Records Releases From Hammers Of Misfortune & Revocation

Arriving this week are two highly anticipated heavy metal releases from Metal Blade Records. First up is the return of the west coast progressive metal band Hammers Of Misfortune with their first album in five years titled "Dead Revolution." The new seven-song release begins with "The Velvet Inquisition" as frontman Joe Hutton is in fine form, following his severe motorcycle accident. Songwriter/guitarist John Cobbett has used this time off to create some incredible pieces of music, as in the title song "Dead Revolution" and "The Precipice (Waiting For The Crash)." The new remarkable album finishes with the intense build up of "Here Comes The Sky" and the storied tale of the "Days Of '49." to find out more about Hammers Of Misfortune and their latest album "Dead Revolution," please visit their Facebook page at 
Also arriving soon is the latest from the hardcore death metal band Revocation. Their latest album title "Great Is Our Sin" showcases the band pushing the boundaries of the genre, while continuing to keep their edge. The new eleven-song release begins with the speed and power of "Arbiters Of The Apocalypse" and the aggressive attack of "Theatre Of Horror." The thunderous rhythm of "Monolithic Ignorance" and the guitar wizardry of "Crumbling Imperium," which showcase the musical talents this band portray on this new album. Revocation wrap up their new release with the progressive metal appeal of "Profanum Vulgas," the raw energy of "Copernican Heresy" and the death metal smasher "Alter Of Sacrifice." To find out more about Revocation and their latest release "Great Is Our Sin," please visit their Facebook page at

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