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Vega: Anarchy And Unity
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Vega: Anarchy And Unity

Heavy Metal Rock
5.0/5.0

England's Vega hit the ground running in 2009 with their debut album, Kiss Of Life and, with a constant output of studio albums, have never looked back. Twelve years on, the band has become a notable and established act in the English hard rock scene. Now the band returns with their seventh studio album, Anarchy And Unity which features new members Billy Taylor (ex-Inglorious) on guitars and Pete Newdeck (Nitrate, Midnite City) on drums.

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To speak with some brevity, Anarchy And Unity is another fine album of Vega's trademark melodic heavy metal rock, perhaps even a little more hard-hitting than previous albums. Fast and heavy certainly characterize songs like Bring The Riot, Ain't Who I Am, or Beautiful Lie. Big riffs from twin guitars are self-evident and is the bombastic rock groove from the rhythm section. But Vega has the uncanny ability in composition to temper these things with song melody and vocal harmony, giving every heavy rock AOR accessibility. While still sounding heavy, you'll find this with the catchy groove of Glow and the pop-like bounce of C'mon. What you won't find here is a traditional Eighties-style ballad, though 2Die4 or more so Live For Me come close. All said and simply, Vega's Anarchy And Unity is another well-crafted and entertaining album of their trademark melodic heavy metal rock. If you're a fan of the band or the genre, you will not want to miss this one. Easily recommended. Did I mention the guitar solos kill? Oh. Hell yeah!




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The Take Away

Vega's Anarchy And Unity is another well-crafted and entertaining album of their trademark melodic heavy metal rock. If you're a fan of the band or the genre, you will not want to miss this one. Easily recommended.

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