Review: PROTEST THE HERO – “Volition”

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Tracklist

  1. Clarity
  2. Drumhead Trial
  3. Tilting Against Windmills
  4. Without Prejudice
  5. Yellow Teeth
  6. Plato’s Tripartite
  7. A Life Embossed
  8. Mist
  9. Underbite
  10. Animal Bones
  11. Skies

Release Date: 29 October 2013 – Razor & Tie

“And Spring Came Unexpectedly”

For almost a decade prog/tech metal has given us albums full of pleasant moments, intricate compositions and may some surprises, but few. The one thing missing was madness; the madness of thousand riffs being played upon lead parts that could make the human brain be exploded. Today, after all those years Protest the Hero like Deus ex machina serve us “Volition”, the best and why not most extremely technical metal album.

Forget the term “djent” or anything else around -core. Protest the Hero have moved steps beyond from what they used to be in their early beginnings. Endless riffing, drumming and if you try to count them in the end you may forget your name and…

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