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Black Crown Initiate — The Wreckage of Stars

Estimated reading time: 2 minute(s)

★★★☆ A staggeringly self-assured debut album of inventive and unpredictable prog death. Think equal parts Allagaeon, Leprous, and The Black Dahlia Murder, but with occasional clean vocals. There are plenty of gambles here, and to be fair they don’t all work in the band’s favor, but on the whole, this is an enjoyable and original 52 minutes not to be missed. A high three stars from me.