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An interesting, multi layered album.

You’ve gotta love promotional blurb, as when learning about this Australian band’s fifth album I was informed that they are (deep breath) “Dark Power Symphonic Progressive Metal”, which pretty much ticks more boxes than someone taking a lame personality test. To be fair, it does sum up Eyefear pretty well, although just using the word “Intense” would certainly have done the job just as well.

Yes, Eyefear do not scrimp on the drama, and as a result ‘The Inception Of Darkness’ is an album that doesn’t leap out at you and make you dance. Instead, it stalks you, looking at your Facebook pictures, stealthily finding the best way into your brain. What I mean is it takes a few plays to get your head round, really, but I like metaphors, so sue me.

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There’s no rush here, with the eight songs clocking in at just over forty minutes, each track is allowed time to breathe and develop. Danny Cecati has quite a powerful voice, only ruining things with a bit of a grunt at the beginning of the title track, and he has a touch of the Bruce Dickinsons about him; not a bad thing. What we have is an album that sits up and begs to be listened to, with interesting, multi-layered tracks that sink into your subconscious.

A shortened edit of the title track is provided as a bonus, plus two nice orchestral arrangements (sans vocals) as well. If your idea of fun power metal is DragonForce and their ilk, this may be a little intense (there’s that word again) for you, but Eyefear have managed to pull off an interesting, multi layered album that should delight existing fans and win a few more on the way.

Alan Holloway

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