Furia

Re-Birth
(Adipocere)
Enslain Magazine Volume 2, Issue 1
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Furia is a metal band. I'd like to give them a more descript classification than that, but I'm not sure it's possible. Within the first minute of the opening track, I went through several different thoughts to describe them. The electronica-intro, when blended with staccato guitar playing immediately brought The Kovenant to mind, then as the keyboards faded out, it seemed much more like thrash. But then after hearing the vocals, the ability to classify them completely escaped me.

At times in Damien's voice you can hear Lamb of God, at other times MachineHead or Kilgore, and during cleaner passages, a little Evergrey. It doesn't sound like he is trying to replicate those styles or voices, but somehow I can't help but hear it. Regardless, it's not the kind of singing you would expect to go along with the music, which is far less aggressive than the vocal. At most times there is an element of speed/thrash, though usually softened by dark synths or melodic guitarwork, making for a much more European sound than traditional thrash.

France's Furia have some very interesting ideas, and a completely unique sound, but it's not entirely cohesive. On this four-song EP they showcase some strong riffs, but there are too many changes within each song that distract from viewing it as a song. With more emphasis on "song"-writing, these guys could mature into a very promising act. --
Lady Enslain

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