May 2018 Power Metal Album of the Month: Crystal Tears – “Decadence Deluxe”

crystal tears - decadence deluxe

Greetings and salutations, power metal lovers of the world!  We’re back with the Power Metal of the Month pick for May!  This went right up to the wire, with the top spot changing no less than three times in the last few days.  But as push came to shove I had to go with the tunes that made me yearn for the wild, cocksure swagger of my youth, and no album brought that home better than the latest from Greece’s speed/power titans Crystal Tears, whose fourth full length Decadence Deluxe jubilantly embraces the set of 80s hard rock, never taking itself too seriously even as it throttles ahead with power and aggression.
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