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Lost Legacy: In The Name Of Freedom
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Lost Legacy: In The Name Of Freedom

American Heavy/Power Metal
3.5/5.0

The Bronx, the borough in New York City, is well-known for a great many things, like Yankee Stadium, the Bronx Zoo, and being the third-most densely populated county in the United States. It's also the stomping grounds of the band Lost Legacy, who've been crafting their version of American heavy power metal since 1998. It took them 11 years to drop their debut long player, The Aftermath. Now another 11 years has passed (seems to be a forthcoming pattern here) and Lost Legacy returns with their latest and second studio album, In The Name Of Freedom.

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Only a few words need to be shared about Lost Legacy and this new album. I'll try to keep things brief, so you can get back to worrying about the COVID-19 pandemic in your corner of the heavy metal planet.

Simply described, Lost Legacy's metal is fast and heavy. The band works the usual suspects like twin guitars for sharp riffs, dense harmony, and blistering tandem lead solos. The rhythm section rumbles and roars with power metal gallop and groove. And Dave Franco is a classic heavy metal vocalist, singing clean but with some edge. Unfortunately, he's no match for Lost Legacy's all-consuming riff barrage and pummeling pace. Basically, you can't understand him, and I didn't get a lyric sheet with my electronic press kit. So that sucks for me. So that's pretty much the synopsis of Lost Legacy and In The Name Of Freedom.

Outside of the quaint piano and orchestration intro, which is diametrically opposed to everything else across this album, every song that comes after is pedal to the proverbial metal, fast and heavy, guitar slinging power metal. Nuff said. Check out the band: listen to the video and support Lost Legacy.



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The Bottom Line

Simply described, Lost Legacy's metal is fast and heavy: pedal to the proverbial metal, fast and heavy, guitar slinging power metal. Nuff said.

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