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Grand Magus: Wolf God
Grand Magus - Wolf God Music Review

Grand Magus: Wolf God

Traditional Heavy Metal
5.0/5.0

Up the irons! Hail heavy metal! The Swedish masters of traditional heavy metal, Grand Magus, return with their latest and ninth album, Wolf God. The power trio invites you to strap on your leather kutte, metal studded sleeves, and bullet belts for another of album of their epic heavy metal.

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Needless to say, I'm a fan of Grand Magus and anything classic and traditional heavy metal. Grand Magus delivers the latter with uncompromising clarity and thrills. Strong riffs and wicked soaring leads are undergirded by a thick bass groove and booming epic drums. Some bands need five members and a bank of keyboards to sound bombastic, but not Grand Magus. With their steady heavy rhythm and groove mixed with power metal pacing here and there, they are the bomb in bombastic. Even so, Grand Magus is, in the best sense, predictable in their process: big drums, heavy bass, strong riffs ride along until JB Christoffersson rips into another sensational guitar solo. You'll find this formula consistent within the mighty songs Wolf God, Brother Of The Storm, Dawn Of Fire, and the steady groove of He Sent Them To Hel. To mix things up, with Glory To The Brave you'll find the song led by rather gentle drums and subtle bass line before ripping into heavy riffs and more steady thundering metal. Alternatively, Grand Magus develops gallop and groove with the fast and short Spear Thrower. All said, Wolf God once more finds Grand Magus in fine form, delivering bang your head, keep it true, epic and entertaining heavy metal. Easily recommended.



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Wolf God once more finds Grand Magus in fine form, delivering bang your head, keep it true, epic and entertaining heavy metal. Easily recommended.

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