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Lights Out (Nuclear Blast)

Graveyard's third slab bristles with all the burly muscle its North American adoptees have come to expect from these Nordic metal longhairs. The Swedish fourpiece clearly enjoys dropping acid rock in its black-light burrow, which, when combined with a propensity for vintage tones and Joakim Nilsson's growing Chris Cornell resemblance, produces a work of surprising warmth and soul. "Endless Night" and "An Industry of Murder" thunder, but "Hard Times Lovin'" and "Slow Motion Countdown" flow like lava. Might meets melody, and they make sweet Seventies love. Smell the denim. (Graveyard digs deep at Emo's East on Thursday, Feb. 21.) ***.5

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