Awakening Savannah – The Demon Inside

(Cargo Records – 2021)

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A real ballsy throaty gruff vocalled band that are like Metallica meets Beatdown & Biohazard without relying on thrash riffs and who have some fabulous arrangements for our ear-pleasures.

 

For those of you who did not know, this Swindon, UK based bunch are made up of Steve Tanner (Lead Guitar/Vocals), Andy Molyneaux (Bass/Vocals) & Liam Dearing (Drums).

 

Highlights include the opening powerful 'n' melodic 'Rebuild'; the blues of 'The Banished'; the balladeering 'Emily'; the questioning 'Hour Glass'; the sad but alt the time beatifully orchestralish 'End Of The Line' or the unwanted reality of the closing 'Pandemic'.

 

Good Stuff.

8/10

 

By Glenn Milligan