Probot is an album recorded by Dave Grohl, Nirvana/Foo Fighters, collaborating with great singers of metal bands. The music is totally composed by Grohl inspired by those bands, and the lyrics are written by the singers that collaborates in each song. Featured Lemmy (Motorhead), Max Cavalera (Sepultura), Lee Dorian (Cathedral), Tom G. Warrior (Celtic Frost), King Diamong and others.
Asturcon was a band based in the Asturias region of Spain, and was formed sometime in the second half of the 70's as the creative vehicle of composer and multi-instrumentalist Victor Carrizo, taking the band name from a race of local horses. Blending elements from local and celtic folk music with symphonic art rock was the stylistic expression pursued; according to the critics with a fair degree of success, in particular on the longer creations on this production. The sound is akin to Mike Oldfield from his "QE2" period, and there are Latino guitars and bagpipes that create a very strong sense of place especially in a European sense.
Exiled from The Republic of the Bored and Boring for having deserted the commercial war using fake passports, the Vialka personel is now endlessly wandering and wondering through the World State. Their quest has but one goal: to provide a means of resistance to the Corporate Mass Media, who are alienating a growing number of fellow human animals into selling their miraculous time for futile processes…
Touring with the Micky Curtis Band, Yamamoto had the chance to explore several international experiences that he would later use on this album as he worked with this band in France, England and Switzerland. On this SACD, the Tsuyoshi Yamamoto Trio plays two of Tsuyoshi's own blues improvisations followed by jazz ballads that became standards for the trio. Yamamoto's skill and his jazz feeling adds that certain touch of liveliness and spontaneity and makes Midnight Sugar a unique experience. Available for the first time on the SACD format, this features latest CD technology developed by Sony.