Sacred Reich - Awakening
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2019 Ratings: #379 / 732
User Score
Based on 19 ratings
August 23, 2019 / Release Date
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Metal Blade / Label
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Awaken My Lords!
First time listening to this only to find out that it is WOKE METAL. HELL YEAH BROTHER BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE 🤟🤟🤟🤟

Humor aside Awakening is a very political work with some on the nose, slightly cheesy lyrics alongside some tried and true heavy metal riffs. If you have ever listened to thrash metal this will sound immediately familiar, but it isn't bad. Quite the contrary, it's kinda fun but also has that old metal sound without sounding completely derivative. I like it, and ... read more
I don't have to much to say about this album, mostly just because my thoughts are almost the exact same as King Gizzard's "Infest The Rats' Nest" from earlier this month. Enjoyable thrash metal album, that nails the classic thrash metal sound, but can be hard to get past the apparent influences, and the thematical clichés of the genre.

Favorite Tracks: "Salvation", "Awakening", "Divide & Conquer"

Least Favorite Tracks: "Killing ... read more
Awakening - 75
Divide & Conquer - 75
Salvation - 75
Manifest Reality - 75
Killing Machine - 70
Death Valley - 75
Revolution - 75
Something to Believe - 75
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Track List

  1. Awakening
  2. Divide & Conquer
  3. Salvation
  4. Manifest Reality
  5. Killing Machine
  6. Death Valley
  7. Revolution
  8. Something to Believe
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Added on: August 22, 2019