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David Reece: Cacophony Of Souls
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David Reece: Cacophony Of Souls

Heavy Metal Rock
4.0/5.0

Journeyman vocalist David Reece has been traveling the roads of the heavy metal underground since the late Eighties. His voice has been heard with legendary German metal band Accept (and 1989's Eat The Heat), but also with Bangalore Choir, Tango Down, Bonfire, and more recently with Sainted Sinners. Over the years, Reece has also found time to drop a few solo albums, and he returns with this latest, Cacophony Of Souls.

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With 12 songs over 50 minutes, you can expect some solid heavy metal rock featuring strong riffs, gallop and rock groove, and some terrific solos from German producer and guitarist Andy Susemihl, all with Reece's versatile vocal style leading the way. Some swift heavy metal rockers come with Chasing The Shadows, Blood On Your Hands, and Metal Voice. Other times, with songs such as Over And Over and Bleed, Reece and company can simply deliver straight up heavy metal with thick riffs and steady pacing. While similar in metal style, Judgement Day drops in an acoustic guitar breakdown after the midpoint, before the guitar solo rises. For a taste of Reece's vocal versatility listen for the title track, a fine blend of melodic metal rock with some AOR accessibility. Driven by acoustic guitar and Reece's voice, Another Life Another Time offers an anthemic metal ballad. All said, with Cacophony Of Souls, vocalist David Reece offers listeners a solid, entertaining, and bit diverse album of heavy metal rock. Recommended.


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All said, with Cacophony Of Souls, vocalist David Reece offers listeners a solid, entertaining, and bit diverse album of heavy metal rock. Recommended.

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