ALBUM FIRES WITHIN
LABEL Dying Victims Productions
OUT May 25th, 2021
OUR RATING 84/100
EISENHAND debut album, Fires Within, will be available on CD and vinyl LP formats via DYING VICTIM on May 25th, 2021.
EISENHAND are an Austria based HM band that made their recorded debut in 2018 with the accurately titled Demonstration Tape and followed it with another demo, White Fortress, the following year.
And while two members have done time in more overtly black metal-styled bands, EISENHAND’s sound recalls the pre-thrash days of HM: whether the style was early #powermetal or belatedly-applied epic metal or simply speed metal straight from the garage, subgenre delineations matter not when faced with such stout-hearted bravado and blanching passion.
Seven songs in this album opened by THE ENGINE, a first shot where a rough production enriched a a song son of traditional HM, with roaring bass and pressing drums.
Great gallops and inspired solo parts make this track absolutely interesting to play.
Not least following STEEL CITY SORCERY, #heavy and powerful, while ANCIENT SYMBOLS, after an arpeggio is another brilliant shot, with solos parts again to remark.
A mad and relentless run in DEAD NIGHT, while in WHITE FORTRESS gorgeous gallops are alternate with sudden solos.
After great RIDE FREE, the last ace is Dizzying Heights that, after a short wait, develops in an articulated and rich song that ends in the best way this brilliant debut.
EISENHAND...ANOTHER BAND TO TAKE AN EYE ON!!
01. The Engine
02. Steel City Sorcery
03. Ancient Symbols
04. Dead of Night
05. White Fortress
06. Ride Free
07. Dizzying Heights