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Wilderness Dream - Paralysis Rise album review

Small Mercies - New Blood

Cover art for Wilderness Dream - Paralysis Rise album

Another blackened thrash band from the US. You’d think a formula as rigid as the one Wilderness Dream stick to would be getting old by now, but Paralysis Rise is gloriously brutal fun.

Since blagging his way onto the Hammer team a decade ago, Stephen has written countless features and reviews for the magazine, usually specialising in punk, hardcore and 90s metal, and still holds out the faint hope of one day getting his beloved U2 into the pages of the mag. He also regularly spouts his opinions on the Metal Hammer Podcast.