Can Accept do it? Can they match – or even exceed – the hallowed
Witness the berserker metal of Teutonic Terror and its ‘We will give them the axe!’ refrain for proof – castles, swords, galloping horses, it’s got the freaking lot. And then we have the head-banging Shades of Death, the Fast As A Shark thrash-o-thon that is Locked & Loaded and contagious chug of Pandemic (‘It’s a metal disease’ don’tcha know…).
Tornillo’s not quite an Udo clone – he lacks that sinister, clipped Germanic phrasing – but he wears his (metal) heart on his sleeve and delivers asuitably balls-to-the-wall performance (sorry ’bout that…).
In a nutshell, as far as returns to form go, this is stupendously strong.