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Posted on February 12, 2008

The brand new Trivium record ‘The Crusade’ was officially certified silver on Monday (day of release) in the UK. 퉌æ í¢ä‰åñTrivium are four young men living out the dreams and ambitions of just about every metal fan who’s ever played air guitar. The Crusade is a near flawless collection of songs that perfectly showcases the qualities that enable Trivium to unie an army of fans. And it caps their rise from í¢ä‰åñpromisingí¢ä‰åŒ to í¢ä‰åñlegendaryí¢ä‰åŒ in the space of just a few short years. Power and melody combine with sincere and intelligent lyrics throughout. The euphoric call to arms í¢ä‰åäóì and first single í¢ä‰åäóì Anthem (We Are the Fire) is a typically majestic example of everything that makes this hard-working and down-to-earth band truly great. Refreshing, and wholly brilliant.í¢ä‰åŒ í¢ä‰åäóì The Sun 5/5 퉌æ í¢ä‰åñProbably the most solid piece of metal you’ll hear all year.í¢ä‰åŒ í¢ä‰åäóì Maxim í¢ä‰åñ’The Crusade combines key elements of Metallica, Maiden, and Motley Crue into a furious 21st century riff-fest.í¢ä‰åŒ í¢ä‰åäóì NME 8/10 (Plus homepage coverage on http://www.nme.com for their exclusive whole album listening party) 퉌æ í¢ä‰åñJust as wonderful as you hopedí¢ä‰åŒ_ It will be devoured whole by fans across the globe, and rightly so.í¢ä‰åŒ í¢ä‰åäóì Metal Hammer 9/10 퉌æ í¢ä‰åñMatt Heafy & Corey Beaulieu aren’t merely highly impressive guitarists for their age, they’re the most exciting duo in metal right now. Trivium’s crusade for world domination may just be a formality now.í¢ä‰åŒ í¢ä‰åäóì Guitarist 4/5 퉌æ í¢ä‰åñThey’re brilliant, and this is the album that will cement their position as a world-class, premier league heavy rock band.í¢ä‰åŒ í¢ä‰åäóì Classic Rock 8/10 퉌æ The band are currently on a headline tour of the USA, but will be back in the UK in December supporting Iron Maiden. í¢ä‰åñMore guitars than a guitar shop? Brill.í¢ä‰åŒ í¢ä‰åäóì More 퉌æ If you’re a fan of the heavy, this rocks.í¢ä‰åŒ í¢ä‰åäóì CosmoGirl í¢ä‰åñOne of metal’s greatest new hopes.í¢ä‰åŒ í¢ä‰åäóì Music Week 퉌æ Other particularly great reviews include Big Cheese 5/5, Total Guitar 9/10, Powerplay 8/10, Rocksound 9/10, and a whole plethora moreí¢ä‰åŒ_ The band are also currently on the COVER of both Kerrang! & Rocksound magazines with a special Trivium mini magazine/poster pullout in Metal Hammer. 퉌æ í¢ä‰åñCan I give it more than 5 starsí¢ä‰åŒ_?í¢ä‰åŒ í¢ä‰åäóì Drummer 5/5


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