Author Eugene O'Neill gives an autobiographical account of his explosive homelife, fused by a drug-addicted mother, a father who wallows in drink after realizing he is no longer a famous actor and an older brother who is emotionally unstable and a misfit. The family is reflected by the youngest son, who is a sensitive and aspiring writer.
Understated stalwarts Novembers Doom return for a seventh lesson in classy execution of doom/death metal, and by the sounds of things are still feeling empowered.
With an awesome production showcasing their powerful song-writing, Paul Kuhr is again pushed high in the mix to showcase his usually thought-provoking lyrics, strong vocal range and versatility.
They’ve never quite reached the heights of some of their contemporaries, but their style is certainly nothing to sniff at, and their latest release is another example of the quality in their ranks, and will only cement their status as one of the leading lights in their field.
MelodicRock Records further expands its international roster with the signing of hot Norwegian newcomers Outlasted. MRR released the debut Outlasted album ‘Into The Night’ in in two configurations – the regular edition and a limited Special Edition featuring 2 exclusive bonus tracks. The album is produced by guitarist Terje Fløyli and expertly mastered by Harry Hess. One of the new breed of Scandinavian rock bands, Outlasted picks up the mantle of classic rock and wears it with distinction. The song feature a solid, punchy rhythm section, soaring vocals, and beautifully textured arrangements—in short, melodic rock at its finest.
Formed out of the ashes of the legendary prog band of Poland, Collage, Satellite are the brainchild of the former's drummer Wojtek Szadkowski. "Into The Night" is the final part of a trilogy by Poland's own Satellite, the previous parts being "A Street Between Sunrise And Sunset" (2003) and "Evening Games" (2005). Originally intended as a solo project by Wojtek Szadkowski, the band have rapidly evolved into one of the finest protagonists of neo-prog currently recording. Jarek Michalski takes over on bass, but the line up is otherwise unchanged. Jarek's bass playing is notable throughout the album, adding an underlying depth to the sound…