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Music Review: Henry Metal – ‘War in Heaven’ Offers Pulsating Metal, Stellar Riffs

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'War in Heaven' is a heavy-duty album, especially for fans of metal. Original melodies, pulsing with energy and vibrating rhythms, are anything but derivative. Henry Metal’s voice retains a presumptuous vitality that works well, and his talent on the axe is superb – great shredding and ascendant riffs.

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Retro Modern: The Cranberries – ‘Something Else’

'Something Else' isn't about reinvention in the purest sense, but reimagination. It shows that The Cranberries are willing (and able) to retrofit their formidable canon, and that's not something every recording act is capable of 25 years into their career.

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Music Review: Cocteau Twins – ‘Echoes in a Shallow Bay’/’Tiny Dynamine’ EPs and ‘The Pink Opaque’ [2015 Vinyl Reissues]

4AD's remasters of the legendary Scottish shoegazer/dream pop pioneers' two 1985 EPs and long out of print 1986 compilation on 180 gram vinyl are each a "treasure" to behold.

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