THE EVER LIV­ING

Metal Hammer (UK) - - Reviews - LUKE MILNE

THE DUKE OF ZUKE/MAZIAC/ END OF SAL­VA­TION

BOS­TON MU­SIC ROOM, LON­DON Solo gui­tarist THE DUKE OF

ZUKE’S [5] over-ex­ag­ger­ated ex­per­i­men­ta­tion fails to res­onate with an early au­di­ence. Thank­fully, a more en­gag­ing af­fair ar­rives with MAZIAC’S [6] live de­but Though un­re­fined, the youth­ful trio’s Tool-in­spired al­trock en­am­ours a gath­er­ing crowd. Black­ened death met­allers END

OF SAL­VA­TION [8] strike with marked ef­fect. Vo­cal­ist Ryan Dud­dridge rages pow­er­fully through­out In­fi­nite Glut­tony as neck-snap­ping break­downs plunge into more heavy­weight ter­ri­tory. Cel­e­brat­ing their new al­bum,

Herephem­ine, THE EVER LIV­ING

[9] cre­ate an at­mos­phere of ethe­real solem­nity. Atop weighty, doomy melodic trawls, Chris Be­van lee’s gut­tural preach­ings

colour the likes of New Mutiny and

In­ter­rotron as he reaches out­ward, head cocked to the heav­ens. Their in­tense, en­joy­able ex­plo­ration of dark, cin­e­matic metal smacks with an awe-in­spir­ing grav­i­tas, un­doubt­edly de­serv­ing of larger stages in the near-fu­ture.

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