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Persuader: Necromancy

Captivatingly raising the souls of the dead, Västerbotten's aggressive Power Metallions stylishly embrace us with a dignified release for the first time in six long years since their well-received effort The Fiction Maze back in 2014; escorting a new wave of a thrashy speed ridden classification of the Power Metal genre with a fiery inferno of raging passion and an untamed essence of grit. Comprehensively, I remember buying a Persuader album on the off-chance years ago, which if I remember was their debut The Hunter and I never really listened to much more from the outfit after that as I could not get into that specific production and chapter in the band’s stately career; however, this new uprising and listen to the most recent material has convincingly changed my state of mind and heart for the future to come.

Fronted by the cultivating ex-Savage Circus frontman Jens Carlsson, Persuader come forth as a refined elite hitting the marks remarkably well on most occasions and warm-welcomingly spreading their incandescent flavour for the purposes of the indulging Heavy Metal fans around all the vast corners of the globe; ruthlessly dropping savage arcs into a ferocious storm filled with a sizeable cabinet of some skull-crushing riffage and ravenous musicality.

Released on the prominent record label of Frontier Records, Necromancy is a substantially fulfilling internal breath of fire, especially when we have not had a complete Persuader benefaction come our way for a reasonably long duration of time and it neatly distributes fire with force as witnessed through the relatively sturdy unlighted composition of ‘Reign of Darkness’ along with the snappy spectacle of the excellently constructed ‘Scars’; giving a contemporary taste and a returning salute from the modern-day prodigy named Persuader.

Here you will find more a branch of harshness and a relentless wave of a vigorous sanctuary of musicianship as this particular offering transcends, distinctly delivering the usual phases of Blind Guardian’s Hansi Kursch influenced vocalisations from Carlsson and bringing a solidified rage of a Speed Metal regulated beckoning delivery with a powerized hint of flavour dispensing the Heavy Metal spirit through tracks like the superiorly devilish ‘Hells Command’ and the significantly profound opener ‘The Curse Unbound’; aspiringly leaving us with the slightly extensive and earth shattering closer ‘The Internal Fires’ that arrives sharply dressed in the accursed ascendancies from the superbly sophisticated deepening depths of Mercyful Fate and the superlatively masterly woes of the legendary King Diamond & company.


  1. The Curse Unbound
  2. Scars
  3. Raise the Dead
  4. Reign of Darkness
  5. Hells Command
  6. Gateways
  7. The Internal Fires

Added: February 20th 2021
Reviewer: James Mannion
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Language: english

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