Drawn By Evil ‘Another Sin, Another Life’
Album Review By Adam McCann
Black Sunset/MDD/Modern Melodic Metal
Sometimes, a change in name results in lots of “who?” and “what?” and that is what occurred to Ignition. Forming themselves in 2012 and delivering one album ‘Psycho’ in 2016, it was a time for change and Drawn By Evil (DBE) was given a breath of life. Now, DBE are gearing up to release their ‘second’ debut album ‘Another Sin, Another Life’.
There is no denying that the quality of the songs has improved, ‘Another Sin…’ is head and shoulders above its predecessor, yet it still contains many of the modern melodic groove metal and metalcore influences of Ignition. However, there is a commercial edge to this album too and the vocals of Riccardo Prato would appeal to fans of Five Finger Death Punch, Disturbed and even Avenged Sevenfold, whilst the instruments lock themselves into a groove so concise on tracks such as ‘Disgrace’ and ‘Where Dignity Drowns’ that it could be Bullet For My Valentine, Hellyeah or even The Raven Age.
DBE are writing significantly better songs now; yet, there isn’t anything here that hasn’t been heard already before. However, this album is well produced, crammed full of well-crafted riffs and modern heavy metal may just have another rising star, meaning that for fans of the genre ‘Another Sin…’ is definitely worth a listen.
Rating : 50/100
MHF Magazine/Adam McCann