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Wardrum: Desolation
Wardrum - Desolation Review

Wardrum: Desolation

Heavy/Power Metal
3.0/5.0

Here's my first experience with Greece's Wardrum, a traditional melodic heavy/power band, and their second effort Desolation. Most of the material is galloping and heavy, but not without melody and better than average technicality. The dilemma is that it's not all that captivating. Certainly Wardrum understands their chosen genre, and they approach it with enthusiasm and skill. The rhythm section is powerful and steady, the guitar leads sound, and the vocals adequate. Yet, with a few exceptions, nothing here jumps out as clever, or makes their power metal rise above their peers. Those best exceptions are Urban Storm, more interesting guitar work, and Parental, the most catchy and melodic metal here. Otherwise, you could do worse for classic power metal. Give them a listen and convince yourself.






In Short

While long on enthusiasm and skill, Wardrum's Desolation is only average and adequate traditional power metal.

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