LABEL Nuclear Blast
OUT June 18th, 2021
OUR RATING 85/100
FORMAT GOLD VINYL
After over 30 years HELLOWEEN are reunited with KAI HANSEN and MICHALE KISKE, a duo that in eighties wrote classic pages of our loved genre.
Obviously reunion like this make great expectations and we can say that it was worth waiting for.
New songs are a great blend of classic and Deris era.
The first shot is brilliant OUT FOR THE GLORY, a brilliant power metal tune, followed by epic and evocative FEAR OF THE FALLEN, while tunes such as MASS POLLUTION and RISE WITHOUT CHAINS are closer to second generation of HELLOWEEN songs.
Among others there are tracks easier to understand such as BEST TIME, RISE WITHOUT CHIANS, INDESTRUCTIBLE but, anyway, well-groomed.
The texture of the whole album is amazing…to appreciate the brilliant job made by vocals and entanglements between guitars.
One of our favs is the masterpiece SKYFALL, well-known as single; finally, as expected, one of the best album of the year…no doubt!!