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The Dream Calls For Blood (Bonus One DVD) ~ Death Angel
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Seriously addictive new record here from US thrash gods Death Angel, an album I can't stop spinning, despite great new metal records from acts such as Crystal Viper, Eden's Curse, and Almah. There's not a bad tune on this bad boy, with 'Castor Of Shame', 'Empty', and the title track being the strongest cuts. With a surprising dose of melody, 'The Dream Calls For Blood' just flies with the grace of an eagle, slicing you with its talons. Great production, awesome riff work, killer vocal lines, and bitching melodies, metal fans can't go wrong with this release. Do yourself a favour; own it.
Close My Eyes by Sophie McKenzie
Close My Eyes by Sophie McKenzie
3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Far Fetched, 13 Aug 2013
I try to keep up with all the contemporary thrillers and am mostly disappointed by what I get. 'Before I Go To Sleep' was an over-hyped trash heap; 'Reconstructing Amelia' had potential but no emotional depth, and 'Gone Girl', while far superior to the last two titles, rattled home to a very lacklustre conclusion. 'Close My Eyes' (so named because McKenzie says it so many bloody times), is no different, other than it cracks along like a Marian Keyes novel for the most part, before it starts taking its chops from Harlan Coben. The first 100 pages are beyond dull, and while it does pick up momentum towards the end (and is quite thrilling in places), this is mostly just chick-lit disguised as… Read more