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CAULDRON
BURNING FORTUNE
EARACHE

Canadian trio Cauldron continue to ride the metal preservation route, as this band wired with authentic classic metal circuitry demonstrates their vintage ways on their latest nine-track affair BURNING FORTUNE. Boasting basic yet effective songwriting efficiency resonating with the spirit of heavy metal from the early to mid 80s, Cauldron lays down a melodically driven vintage sound that teeters somewhere in between a Sunset Strip hair metal band with choruses as big as their hair and a down and dirty proto-metal troupe with bursts of snarling aggression. Exuding a pronounced sense of simplicity that blissfully captures sentiments from the era they aim to recreate, Cauldron supplies a bounty of nostalgic time machine trips on this disc that at times go heavy on the cheese e yet rarely wane from following the old school heavy metal playbook.
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