Genre: Heavy Metal
Label: Cruz Del Sur
Deborah Levine and her boys are finally back with a new album called “Vicious Breed”, which came out in November 2017 where they relocate themselves to the New Wave Of Traditional Heavy Metal map 2 years after their sophomore album, which was nothing but unremarkable. To set some things straight, Lady Beast were formed in 2009 and they hail from the State Of Pennsylvania. Since then, they have released 2 albums and one EP, until now that “Vicious Breed” is added to their storyline. Lady Beast play some Enforcer meets Hellion speed/heavy metal. No, Debora isn’t actually trying to imitate Doro or Lita Ford (common case much?). Leather Leone and Ann Boleyn are the ones to have thrown some bit of stardust to her, under the magic of some fine 80’s heavy/speed metal bands like Anvil, Accept and Riot. “Vicious Breed” contains a total of 8 tracks and left me totally speechless, since this was my first touch with the band. The “Vicious Breed” and “Seal The Hex” would be identified as cult, underground classics if they were released a few years before, while some other great ones include “Always With Me”, “Every Giant Shall Fall” and “The Way”. The production is great, however at some points the drums are invisible and the guitar volumes reach quite a high level, leaving everything else back throttling. The outcome whatsoever is fantastic. I feel lucky that I didn’t judge the book by it’s cover and deny this one, since the cover artwork is hideous, in contrast to the index.