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LOST HORIZON - Awakening The World
Music For Nations

True Metal !!!!!!!!!

10 songs (43'27)
Release year: 2001

Music For Nations

Album of the month
This is 2001 second impact !!!! Primal Fear was the first atomic impact of the year... well, Lost Horizon is the second one. Impressive, especially when you know its a debut album. Which reminds me that this is simply the best debut album I've heard since Hammerfall - Glory To The Brave (along with Ironfire Thunderstorm & Sonata Arctica - Ecliptica). These guys play True Metal from the bottom of their heart, delivering you an album you're not likely to forget any day soon.

The music is extremely rich, you can find everything in there. You want riffs, they'll give them to you, True Metal riffs a la Hammerfall (not surprising considering the fact that Lost Horizon members where once teamed with Hammerfall in the past, in a band called Highlander), you want guitar solos ? they'll play heavenly inspired solos, sometimes playing so fast that your mind will lose track of time. You want power, you'll get raw power in your face. You want melody ? well my friend, looks like they've got it all !!! Mind blowing vocals, with a singer that can sing in many different ways, reminding you so many singers that you don't even try to compare him to one. But what is sure is that he's eager to pleases metal fans, delivering many high pitched screams throughout the album. The production is excellent, with a sound square and powerful enough to blast your speakers away.

You're into Hammerfall, GammaRay, Edguy, Stratovarius.... in 2 words like a thousands : True Metal ? Then don't miss the sensation of the moment, the album that will blow your mind away and leave you there, begging for more. Believe me, you don't want to miss this one. A buy-or-go-straight-to-hell album !!! Welcome to the show guys !!!

Killing Songs : There are 7 songs which are 7 atomic bombs on this record. Everyone of them is charged with a nuclear yield powerful enough to blow every planet on this galaxy ! Chris 97 / 100

RockHard Renegade 2k Tombstone Moshpit Metal-Rules Hard-Rock Metal District
8 / 10 8 / 10

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  Lost Horizon - Mark (29 Apr 2001 04:00:22)