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Pure Grain Audio has premiered a new song from Time Isn't Healing, the forthcoming album from Ukrainian Power Metal quintet Defiant. Stream "Milestones of Time" at:
Defiant will release sophomore full-length album Time Isn't Healing November 25 through Ferrrum Records. Pre-order it at this location.
Check out New Noise Magazine's exclusive stream of new song "Funeral Feast" at:
Since its formation in 2008, Defiant's mission has been to enthral fans with a brand of power metal that is as muscular as it is melodic. Defiant went on to release no less than three EP's and 2012's full-length debut Masquerade, collectively laying the groundwork for what can only be called its magnum opus: Time Isn't Healing. The crunching riffs and soaring leads of guitarist Andrey Turkovsky blend seamlessly with the epic, often breathtaking keyboard work of Victoria Terzieva, while Stanislav Proshkin's gritty yet tuneful vocals offer a captivating stamp of distinction. The clanging bass lines of Oleg Yakovlev and airtight drumming of Eugeniy Smolin form a robust rhythmic foundation.
But it's the quality and consistency of the songwriting that is perhaps most impressive about the new album. Whether the up-tempo power metal pummel of "Milestones of Time" or the mid-tempo elegance of "According to the Acts," Time Isn't Healing sinks the hooks in deep and keep the listener in a state of rapt attention from beginning to end.
Album artwork by Mayhem Design.
"Recommended for fans of Megadeth, Helloween, Sonata Arctica, Rhapsody of Fire, Therion, Iced Earth, Sabaton." - Metal Bands Underground
"Catchy heavy metal riffs iced with keyboards and topped by gruff vocals are Defiant's modus operandi." - Metal-Rules
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