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John Henry

Album: Darkest Hour – The Human Romance

February 1st, 2011

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Darkest Hour
The Human Romance
Century Media
07 March 2011

by Tomas Doyle

Dear Thrash Hits readers, its confession time, and it’s a big one… When I was growing up, I wasn’t actually really into metal at all. Mine was a adolescence dominated by the likes of Greenday and Pennywise. Latterly I was introduced to harder sounds by the raucous East Coast hardcore of bands like Sick of it All and Ensign, but throughout it all I remained a resolutely punk rock kid. You see I (naively) viewed punk as being an important counter-culture for the politically aware youth, while metal was an also-ran for smelly middle aged men and meatheads with shit haircuts.

One band changed all this for good however. That band was Darkest Hour.

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