Allegiance review by As Blood Runs Black

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  • Released: Jun 6, 2006
  • Sound: 9
  • Lyrics: 9
  • Overall Impression: 10
  • Reviewer's score: 9.3 Superb
  • Users' score: 8.8 (58 votes)
As Blood Runs Black: Allegiance
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Sound — 9
Ok here we go, I believe that ABRB is a great band. They are so talented in every way. The drummer is probably one of the best I have ever heard. Ever (for those of you who do not believe it the double bass part in "my fears become phobias" is real, and is played at 260 bpm. I have seen them live and watched him do it). Just the way they play thir wusic will blow any metal fan away. Insane double-bass, and blastbeats that will make you go crazy. Guitar parts that are generic yet catchy, and sick breakdowns that will make you want to fight somebody.

Lyrics — 9
Well I really like the way the lead singer uses his voice to the music. Because honestly, if this band was to try to play the music they play now with another vocalist who sounds different it would not sound good. The lead singer has a great scream, even though at times is might sound a little dry and sound like he's trying to hard, it really matches the music well.

Overall Impression — 10
I really would not know who to compare ABRB to. Even though they might have some songwriting problems, and might be a very generic band, I believe that they are also very different, in the way that I have heard no other band that sounds like them. To me, "Hester Prynee" is a song that basically takes everything this band is and puts it all together. Technical riffs, sick breakdowns, great vocals, and amazing drumming. I would definitly reccomend this album to anybody who loves metal.

5 comments sorted by best / new / date

    rufioisaninja
    This CD was probably one of the best CDs I have ever heard one the vocals are ranged in four different types of screams (if you listen he does highs/lows/middle/inhales) and are all amazing the guitars are extremely groovin and put a great fast beat but extremely clear sound the bassist is amazing just because he keeps up with the guitars and plays the same shit as them with finger picking and the drums, pretty much makes the band intense the drums are one of the fastest drums I have ever heard pure amazement overall this band is pretty much one of the most amazing bands I have ever heard
    rufioisaninja
    and the new CD is probably going to suck just for the fact that the demos on their myspace suck and both songs sound exactly the same and their drum died r.i.p Vitek
    LakeboDom
    rufioisaninja wrote: and the new CD is probably going to suck just for the fact that the demos on their myspace suck and both songs sound exactly the same and their drum died r.i.p Vitek
    I hope your talking about Decapitated...
    LakeboDom
    This band has amazing potential even though they kicked out the drummer (who was also the only original member) whos on this album. Ive met some of the guys as well since i live in so cal and they are from here really cool guys.
    Telestar
    rufioisaninja wrote: and the new CD is probably going to suck just for the fact that the demos on their myspace suck and both songs sound exactly the same and their drum died r.i.p Vitek
    oh my god dude. you are so freaking stupid