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V/A (SUBSTRATUM - OUTCAST - SAHARA SNOW - VOLCANA) - Masters Of Metal: Volume 4

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OVERVIEW:
Launched in late-2016, Divebomb Records' Masters of Metal series was devised as a new twist on that bygone era when top-shelf metal compilations were in high demand—Metal Blade's longstanding Metal Massacre, New Renaissance's Speed Metal Hell, Roadrunner with Stars on Thrash, or Under One Flag's Speed Kills—all of which provided a great avenue of exposure for both established and up-and-coming artists alike. Rather than highlighting single tracks, however, Divebomb Records compiles complete demos onto these CD-only collections.

Volume 4 kicks off with SUBSTRATUM's (Seattle, WA) impressively catchy and hard-hitting old school metal, including three tracks apiece from the Substratum and Rough Rider demos; an excellently gritty, punk-tinged EP of classic metal from OUTCAST (Melbourne, AUS); five tracks of SAHARA SNOW's (Portsmouth, UK) forcefully driving, midpaced, rock-based NWOBHM roots; and the uniquely doomy grooves of nascent studio project VOLCANA's two-song EP, A Lion Among Jackals—featuring members of Vindicator, Mountain Kings, Gygax, etc

The 16-page, full-color booklet is emblazoned with unique emblem artwork by Steven Cobb; and despite being a compilation series, every band is fully represented within—displaying the original cover art for each release, as well as lyrics, photographs, etc. Masters of Metal provides yet another means for Divebomb Records to focus their passion for quality in order to champion current metal acts that are out there raging today... as always: for the fans, by the fans!

TRACK LIST:
SUBSTRATUM
1. Rough Rider
2. Exxtremer (Permission To Rock)
3. To Nothing, To None
4. Last Voyage
5. Who Am I
6. By Any Means

OUTCAST
7. Spiraling Down
8. Cold Blooded
9. Dreamers Wake
10. No Tomorrow

SAHARA SNOW
11. Leviathan
12. Killing Tree
13. Horror Lover
14. Iron King
15. Speak

VOLCANA
16. A Lion Among Jackals
17. Table Of Stone

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