“Over the course of the 11 tracks on offer here, there is no pretentiousness, no gimmicks and no egos. Just the sound of four people making music in it’s purest form, and making it well … With the number of sub genres that have emerged over the last few decades, it’s … Continue reading
“Playing hard-hitting, gritty and yet melodic metal, I.C.O.N are a home-grown talent to be proud of and new album ‘the blacklist’ is a blistering reminder of the band’s potent capabilities…this is a fine, exciting metal release from one of the ballsiest bands you’ll hear all year – don’t miss out.” … Continue reading
FFM-Rock, Germany reviews ‘The Blacklist’ – check it out at FFM-Rock
“For honest and uncluttered, as well as seriously accomplished heavy metal, it will be hard to find anything much better than The Blacklist this year we suggest.” “… there is a major classic lurking inside I.C.O.N as they evolve and grown further whilst this release persistently shows itself to be … Continue reading
I.C.O.N’s second album ‘The Blacklist’ is officially released today – 15.06.15 Distributed by Code 7 and Plastic Head Media, ‘The Blacklist’ is now available to buy from Amazon (CD), Amazon (download), iTunes (US), iTunes (UK) and all good record stores. Check out the video for lead track Welcome To My War In support of … Continue reading
“…by being uncompromising and brutal, I.C.O.N. know exactly what they’re aiming for on this release and to their credit they do it extremely well. The Blacklist may well be more of a slow burn than a quick fix, however in the long run that’s one of its strengths, revealing an … Continue reading
“This is muscular stuff. Meaty, heavy and yet accessible. Think Pantera jamming with Orange Goblin over a few beers and after listening to a lot of British Metal and you are in the right area.” “’The Blacklist’ is a superb slab of British Heavy Metal. It’s more than that, though, … Continue reading
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Issue Number 177 of Rock City magazine.
“I have always been a fan of this band but with ‘The Blacklist’, I.C.O.N’s second album, it sees them upping the ante in spades, easily producing their best material to date and delivering an album that, without a shadow of a doubt, will be included in my end of year … Continue reading