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Stallion: Salves Of Time
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Stallion: Salves Of Time

Traditional Heavy/Speed Metal
4.0/5.0

Three years on from their successful second album From The Dead, German speed demons Stallion return with their latest and third studio album, Slaves Of Time, again on the High Roller Records label. The album arrives with some new personnel among the Stallion ranks, bass player Christian Stampfe and guitarist Clode Savage.

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Cutting to the chase, Stallion continues to deliver old school, keep it true, heavy speed metal. The key word in that mix is speed. Sure, there may be moments, slight and brief, where Stallion calms down. But mostly, every song is a leap from the proverbial gate and let the horses run. Blazing twin riffage combines with the pummeling gallop and groove of the rhythm section to keep most songs at mach speed. The inevitable conclusion is always an abundance of blistering guitar solos. These consistent Stallion musical markers are found within Waking The Demons, Kill The Beast, and Meltdown. The fastest song here is likely Dynamiter, which is a rush of speed metal energy powered by some aggressive drumming. Alternatively, Stallion can dial things back ever so slightly with the hard and heavy metal rocker All In. With Die With Me, Stallion offers the listener a longer metal anthem which juxtaposes heaviness and speed in the vein of classic heavy metal. All said, Stallion's Slaves Of Time finds the band once more raising high the flag of keep it true metal with their blistering German speed metal. Recommended.


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Stallion's Slaves Of Time finds the band once more raising high the flag of keep it true metal with their blistering German speed metal. Recommended.

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