Saviours, ‘Into Abaddon’ (Kemado)
Their ’90s pedigree (two members played in emocore act Yaphet Kotto) will likely always get Saviours tagged as mere hipster metal. This once seemed unfair (“Circle of Servants Bodies,” their track on the excellent 2006 Kemado comp Invaders, slayed). But with the noise of their early work stripped away, Into Abaddon has a twin-guitar gallop that seems better suited for sweatered indie kids than denim disciples of cult heaviness. Only “Narcotic Sea” retains any psych-biker edge. A bummer, and not the good kind.
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