Grand Magus - Sword Songs



7.5 | 82 votes |
Release date: 13 May 2016
Style: Doom metal, Heavy metal

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01. Freja's Choice
02. Varangian
03. Forged In Iron - Crowned In Steel
04. Born For Battle (Black Dog Of Brocéliande)
05. Master Of The Land
06. Last One To Fall
07. Frost And Fire
08. Hugr
09. Everyday There's A Battle To Fight
10. In For The Kill [Digipak bonus]
11. Stormbringer [Deep Purple cover] [Digipak bonus]

Staff review by
ScreamingSteelUS
Rating:
7.5
Grand Magus's career has always been predicated on the recapitulation of longstanding metal tropes and, occasionally, the search for creative ways in which to achieve that. I'm typically unfazed by the band's obvious indebtedness to so many clichés, and I'd even call the stylistically pedestrian Triumph And Power my favorite Grand Magus work so far. Sword Songs follows similar formulas, though the album does introduce a few atypical elements from time to time.

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published 06.05.2016 | Comments (3)

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13.05.2016 - 12:36
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Tage Westerlund
Awesome, I will be brave and say this is bands best album, a but less doom more heavy but still it has epic touch and combination of song writing and catchy lyric parts sounds good, a bit 80's MTV style. Still good one Viking, home theme album
I will play this a lot
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