Death Dealer: Hallowed Ground
What’s the opposite of false metal? This is
All you really need to know about Death Dealer is that ex-Manowar guitarist Ross The Boss is involved.
The architect of some of the greatest epic riffs of all time, he’s on blazing form here, those unquestionable metal credentials ensuring that Hallowed Ground never strays from a template of brutish traditionalism. In contrast to a lot of old-school bands currently doing the rounds, Death Dealer do exhibit an awareness of metal post-1990, albeit primarily in terms of production and the sheer weight of those imperious power chords.