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metal act, with their fifth full-length release

<< City of Ruins >>

FFO: Goblin (Italy), Accept, Helloween, Melodic Power

Metal, Classic Heavy Metal, Teutonic Thrash, Hard Rock


Band: Ibridoma

Home: Italy (Macerata)

Style: Heavy Metal

Title: City Of Ruins

Type: full-length

Release: 27th October 2018

Runtime: 36:13

Label: Punishment 18 Records

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑: 𝕲𝖚𝖎𝖙𝖆𝖗 & 𝕭𝖆𝖘𝖘: Memorable, influential & fuel pumping tight duel harmonization/melodic riffs & clean-sharp solos, with ravage pickings of the bass

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖑: 𝖁𝖔𝖈𝖆𝖑𝖘: Unique set of multifaceted pipes of tone and vocal range

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖑𝖑: 𝕯𝖗𝖚𝖒𝖘: Melodic-pounding heavy-metal/power metal drum patterns & beats

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖁: 𝕺𝖛𝖊𝖗𝖆𝖑𝖑: How about an album that packs a punch, straight off the play button, well this what you will receive once hitting the play button, forget any fancy and epic opening on City of Ruins.


The City of Ruins release is over thirty-six minutes of pure adrenaline of a playing style of heavy metal & power metal style; this is an Italian heavyweight without any rules and not sticking to one method, from the start to the end, the album is full of traditional heavy metal sound, with a lot of Teutonic thrash, melodic power metal & American 80’s ‘Guns n’ Roses’ hard rock days vibe and beautifully executed


Thoroughly enjoyed the music and the bands playing style, out of the ten tracks, not one song is the same or sounds the same, each track has deliverance of various compositions of individually unique and creativity of guitar work giving us most excellent of catchy/raunchy-smart melodic riffs/solos and then the vocal arrangements, is outstanding and remarkable, just pulling off some of the best rages and tone, I’ve heard in a long time, (I could not keep up with the vocals, any many times the rage & tone change so many times) altogether the whole album, riffs, drums, vocals, songs and the music change in direction, tempos, mood, melodies, will surely get your blood pumping and your head banging


Tracks four & ten, these two tracks, stand out the most for me, track four is (for me) the sad part of the concept of the story, while the lyrical/singing intertwined of English & Italian and poetic power metal & heavy metal, then track ten, is a slow track, with additional acoustic guitar and the most powerful song , while finishes the album off very nicely (like ending an epic poetic story)


**Just take a listen - worth the listen and playtime -

not to be missed -an anthem of powerful heavy n’ roll**

*outstanding* * *entertaining & well-executed* *mind-blowing*



Heavy-Power Metal

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁: 𝕬𝖗𝖙𝖜𝖔𝖗𝖐: Showing some type of angel/falling angel upon a falling city, a story of an end of the world ‘Armageddon /Day of Judgement’ or ‘Angel of War’ [very dark & grand, giving an impression of sorrow, destruction & war]

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁𝖑: 𝕺𝖚𝖙𝖘𝖙𝖆𝖓𝖉𝖎𝖓𝖌: For me, as to be the whole album, while track four and Christian’s singing style stands out the most

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁𝖑𝖑: 𝕯𝖎𝖘𝖑𝖎𝖐𝖊: none !!!


Alessandro Morroni (drums)

Christian Bartolacci (vocals)

Marco Vitali (guitars)

Leonardo Ciccarelli (bass )

Sebastiano Ciccalè (guitars)


#01. Sadness Comes (03:14)

#02. Evil Wind (03:05)

#03. T.F.U. (03:52)

#04. Di Nuovo Inverno (04:04)

#05. City of Ruins (03:54)

#06. Angel of War (03:12)

#07. My Nightmares (04:05)

#08. Fragile (03:53)

#09. Terminator (03:06)

#10. I'm Broken (03:48)


Lady of Darkness EP (2006)

Page 26 EP (2008)

Ibridoma (2010)

Night Club (2012)

Goodbye Nation (2014)

December (2016)

City of Ruins (2018)

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