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Will Ludford And The strats--------------Falling Off The Edge Of The World
Will Ludford And The strats
Falling Off The
Edge Of The World
O.k. These3 tracks are filled with a classic rock sound
steeped in traditional rock but with a cutting ,modern, edge. The vocals are
solid and strong in their delivery. I'm hearing early bluesy rock here. A less
distorted early ac/dc. Guitar solo during "Torpedo to your heart" was
fiery and fast. Pure emotion embedded within the tune. I like the tone of the
guitar here. I am curious as to what
effects he is using. My guess is that this is simply a direct connection to the
amp, probably a marshall. Seems like ano nonsense type of guitarist. Less is more and the song is powerful
enough. Song is moving along and then bam here is this distorted, powerful
"You Better Stop" has a crisp, production. I'm
hearing Dire Straits in the guitar solo. Maybe my ears....seems like it could
be an influence. Listening to this song I would really like to hear it go down
in a live setting. This one here really grabs you. Crowd pleaser. Solid
delivery. So many influences abound.
"You Blew me
Out of my mind". Great story telling here. Great delivery. Solid
musicianship intertwined with a bright lyrical tapestry. Again this screaming
lead comes flying out at me.Nice. A
rocket ride into a tambourine filled zydeco land. A song from the heartland of
music. What a refreshing approach in terms of delivery and song structuring. There
is a natural honesty to the way the guitar notes are shared. This is a player
who knows where to rise and where to fall back. Excellent.
Overall a solid rock and roll performance. My onlycritique would be a little more distorted
guitar in some sections but that's me, I am a heavy rock guitar shred fan. But
this band gives it all to me. There is an honesty here that is lost in my
genre. I want to pour another beer, listen to this band while the waves roll
CRY OF THE WOLF MAGAZINE Interview With FRANKIE BANALI Of QUIET RIOT
QUIET RIOT was not the first band that got me into heavy metal. I was already well entrenched in the power and the glory of bands like Sabbath, Saxon, and Dio. But for an impressionable youth the constant nagging from the "cool" kids at school about how lame metal was became very bothersome. Cliched white sneaker wearing future lawyers were constantly picking on me and my metal head friends. QUIET RIOT one day came on the radio and changed all that. Like an asteroid hitting the dinosaurs they wiped away all the so called un coolness about metal and made it mainstream. Suddenly all the jocks were "banging" their heads to songs like "Metal Health", And "slick Black Cadillac". So years later after the heavy smoke has cleared I got the chance to speak with one of the key architects of QUIET RIOT, Mr. Frankie Banali. They are about to release ROAD RAGE on Frontiers Records and it so…
New England Metal & Hardcore Festival feat. Sabaton
KATATONIA, HammerFall, Amorphis, Caspian, Delain, Swallow The Sun, Battle Beast, Leaves Eyes, Circuit Of Suns, And MANY MORE TBA!!!
Sat, April 22, 2017Doors: 1:00 pm / Show: 1:00 pm
$45.00 - $50.00Tickets
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Sabaton was formed back in 1999 in Falun, Sweden when the members of a band called "Aeon" reformed and rearmed for the upcoming first recording in Moon Music Studio. The founding members of Aeon: Rikard, Pär and Daniel Mullback had joined forces with Oskar and Joakim earlier during the year which had seen a few line-up changes and the guys decided on a fresh start and changed the name of the band to Sabaton. These are the same guys you see on stage today.
As a young proto-metalhead living in the hard streets of Riverside, Rhode Island we would all gather at whoever had the latest vinyl release and rock out for hours. Discussing techniques, listening to lyrics, guitar solos. The best albums offered up energy at its purest form. It transmitted from the vinyl grooves right into our little teenage brains. You could literally feel what the band or artist was trying to convey.
Metallica's latest release, Hardwired to self destruct offers up a modern day version of that same energy and spirit from days gone by. It is a powerful statement from a band that many had written off. One song...Now were all dead...that is the only song you need to listen to. But there are many, many more. This is grade a material from a group of artists who managed to capture their energy and channel it through this disc. This is real, this is power, this is the definition of a classic metal album.
Another great sign of a good, solid album is that you can list…