Time & Eternal

An Album By

Colossus

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Colossus, from South Dakota, brings a fresh feel to the metalcore scene with Time and Eternal. The opening track, “Time,” lays the foundation of what has all the promise of a great album. With songs set to different time signatures and tempos, the question is whether the band can keep up with its own creation, or if the record will get too far ahead of it to hold on. Given the sound and the message of the lyrics, Colossus is in for a ride that the group is fully prepared for, and thus, this album lives up to the promise.

Time and Eternal is overflowing with crisp drums and clean guitars; it is tight instrumentally. But it’s the lyrics that really set this release apart. The band constantly refers to itself and the listener as a “we,” allowing the audience to stand side-by-side with the band and its convictions.

If Time and Eternal is just the beginning, we could be looking at a long career for Colossus, with releases that continue to progress and impress.

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