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Act Of Defiance Streaming Full New Album "Birth And The Burial"

Act Of Defiance just posted the band's entire debut album online - listen in below, and look for the group to embark on a first-ever national tour, co-headlining with Allegaeon, starting Oct 22. The album itself officially drops Aug 21 through Metal Blade.

Shawn Drover (drums) states: “We are all so proud for everybody to finally be able to hear 'Birth and the Burial' streaming in its entirety!!!! We worked extremely hard to make the best HEAVY METAL record we could, and we are all beyond excited for to sink your teeth into this record!!!! We said from the get-go this record is 100% uncompromising Heavy Metal, and now you can hear it for yourselves! With the release of 'Birth and the Burial,' we as Act Of Defiance can now at last announce our first co-headlining tour with our new Metal Blade label mates Allegaon! This tour will be 100% complete HEAVY METAL and we cannot wait to see you all there!"

Chris Broderick (guitars) further adds: "We spent a lot of time and effort on 'Birth and the Burial' to get it to sound as good as it possibly could, and we are not only excited for it's release this Friday August 21st and the fact that everyone can stream it, but also to announce that we will be heading out on tour to support it in October!!! It's one thing to get a CD to sound great, but now we have to live up to that sound live as well, and I know from talking to Shawn, Henry, and Matt that we are going to bring it!!! The tour will be with our Metal Blade record label mates Allegaeon. I urge you to pick up the CD and then come see us live to compare and contrast Hahahah."

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1. Drummer X writes:

Would have preferred a different type of singer, but its ok. Nothing groundbreaking. Broderick is the man, but I think they could have come up with something a bit more "creative". I noticed the listens dissipate towards the end. I think he should get back with Jag Panzer. IMO 5/10.

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2. Cynic writes:

What f*** is up with the way Broderick writes riffs, seems like he tries really hard to make the drums and guitars not line up straight.

I'm the same as DX - I give it 5 Pantera's out of 10. Solo's are neat though.

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3. Drum_Junkie writes:

I think it may be the drumming that's off instead of the riffs. Drover tends to play slightly behind the beat and isn't very inventive IMO. There are so many sections of this album where his double bass is on a mid tempo autopilot. I hate to say it, since I want to support my fellow left-handed drummers, but his performance kills this album for me - which is ironic in light of Mr. Adler guesting on Megadeth's new album.

Allegaeon is going to crush this tour. No doubt about it.

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