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70000 Tons Of Metal 2017

USA, Fort Lauderdale, FL (Independence Of The Seas)
02-06 February 2017

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Staff pick

Nightmare - Dead Sun

With the departure of Jo Amore from the band, who better than to take up the reins than one of the best vocalists out there, Magali Luyten (Beautiful Sin, Virus IV)? Like injecting a new level of venom into a snake that's already bitten you once, Dead Sun wastes no time diving straight for your wrist in tracks like "Serpentine" and "Ikarus," leaving your fist only one option: to be raised in the air!

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Picked by: Jason W.
Thumbs up: Demonic Tutor
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