Mirror : “Pyramid of Terrror” CD 28th June 2019 Bad Omen Records. Cyprus Heavy Metal band. Here comes an awesome album from an awesome band. I could say it is an English one but no it isn’t! Sending us back to the early eighties NWOBHM, they have it all to get you addicted in a second.
The brainchild of former Electric Wizard and Satan’s Wrath bassist Tas Danazoglou, is back with his powerful enchanting band Mirror. This second album sees a line up change and gets this album a masterpiece worth the early days like it has never gone in the past.
Excellent singer Jimmy Mavromatis is still leading this awesome formation among new comers , Constantinos C. Bynd and Nikolas Spirits Moutafis who bring fresh blood to the mighty band. It’s like listening to an old LP it never looses it’s kicking love that music is the only thing to have.
A strong cover with an artwork reminding the ancient Indian times, full of colors and messages at the same time. A very hard logo to understand but matches the whole design, that doesn’t cover the space but has this Red color that spills this angry power to kick your blood burning of pleasure.
You are far from guessing the music style if you just juge the cover, this is pure Heavy Metal ! It bleeds through the cover and it’s great music. While many bands are trying to be the biggest explosive one with distortion and else, you have Mirror a band that brings the old great vibe that have once pushed the style to it’s higher stardom.
This is a perfect album, great musicians, great compositions. The riffs gets your heart beating even faster, nothing can be better than such an album. A blend of many influences from Van Halen, Blue Oyster Cult, Dio, The Scorpions, Iron Maiden, Status Quo, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Rainbow, Diamond Head, Deep Purple…
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So you have been stung by this amazing sound that brings you back to your youth or the best days of your life?! Then go ahead and buy this masterpiece. “Master of The Deep” , “I Am A Freak” , “Black Magic Tower” … nine pearl songs of Heavy Metal sound. It is so Pure like digital has never existed, man this is pure joy can’t get enough of this masterpiece!
Mirror has made one of the best album so far in June this year, perfect is the word! And the label knows how to find those nuggets 100/100.