Arsenal - Armored Choir

Saturday 1st June 1991
Arsenal - Armored Choir
Arsenal - Armored Choir

STYLE: Hard Music
RATING 4 4 4 4
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 3779-469
LABEL: Regency REGD8233
FORMAT: CD Album

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

Arsenal aren't in the First Division. Well, yes I know the Arsenal are there (and top as we go to press). What I mean is that Arsenal, the US white metal team aren't First Division metal merchants. It's hard for metal bands sporting female vocalists. Even those fine old metal warhorses Rez didn't always sound convincing with female vocals while Christine Steel, though sporting a fine name for a metal singer, too often falls into the mannered posturings that made those early Bride albums so dull, while the chorus on "Someone Believes In You" is positively wimpish. Also the songs are decidedly dull riffs-and-hooks heard a hundred times before. Great meaty drum sounds can't cover the paucity of ideas.

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Turn Around [Listen]
2. Someone Believes In You [Listen]
3. Armoured Choir [Listen]
4. Coming Back To You [Listen]
5. Forever Yours [Listen]
6. The Valley [Listen]
7. You're No Good For Me [Listen]
8. Bishop Of Souls [Listen]
9. Take It Away [Listen]
10. The Candle...The Flame [Listen]

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Reader Comments

Posted by Christine Steel in Tampa, Florida @ 17:09 on Dec 31 2013

Hello and may the LORD JESUS CHRIST bless you richly in HIS Love & Peace!
This is Christine Steel, lead vocalist of Arsenal, and Kevin Pike, lead guitarist (and G.I.T. graduate) of Arsenal. The official Arsenal FB page, which includes nearly all of the original members of the band, can be found at:
https://www.facebook.com/arsenal.christian.band
We look forward to seeing you there!



Posted by JD Miller in Maryville TN @ 23:16 on Dec 16 2013

COME CHECK OUT MY Arsenal & Prophecy FB Page @
Josh Miller Lead guitarist of Arsenal & Prophecy
You will see some Arsenal video & Prophecy video and What I'm doing now. Thanks for stopping by



Posted by JD Miller (Josh) in Tennessee @ 18:13 on Apr 30 2008

Hi its JD Miller Guirtarist and Founding member of
Arsenal. I wanted to let everyone know I have a
my space page.

www.myspace.com/joshuamillerband

Come check it out
Thx JD



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