Metal website Chronicles Of Chaos has posted a review of Flaming Tusk’s Abigail EP in their Demos section.
CoC is a well-respected webzine venerated within the metal scene for its forward-looking criticism. Since 1995 they’ve broken metal acts like Dimmu Borgir and Strapping Young Lad into internet consciousness, and the site continues listening to and reviewing demos by up and coming bands.
Staff writer Paul Williams, who has also critiqued Dragonforce‘s Ultra Beatdown and Nervecell‘s Human Chaos for the site, rated Abigail a 3.5 out of 5 and had, generally, quite positive things to say about the record:
The debut EP _Ab[i]gail_ from NYC metal-heads Flaming Tusk seems to be a solid piece of music, incorporating, with ease, musical styles from a wide range of metal genres, from dashes of hardcore through to some gloomy doom. A particular stand out track is the closer song “26 Legions”, a great show of all the influences the band have, in a single song, and just over nine minutes. All three of the other songs show some quality heavy metal. With great but not overdone production, the band delivers some catchy riffs…
Download the Abigail EP for free by clicking here.