Evergrey : “Escape of The Phoenix” CD & LP 26th February 2021 AFM Records. Swedish Prog / Heavy Metal band.
Three years after their last album, they are coming back with an album to explode your senses visually but not all. If the cover artwork may leave you speechless, the music it includes may also catch your breath away. For those who are following the band, you must know Evergrey always works hard to give you something to blast to.
No matter how many times you are listening to this amazing album, it catches your attention to play it again. An amazing work that has the sound an power of today’s Metal. A mix of different vibes from Prog Rock with a touch of indus and heavy pounding tunes. If 2020 wasn’t a good year for cancellation , you can still be happy bands are putting out some of the best material ever.
Down tuned guitars, keyboards effects, melodies , everything is here to gather as many fans as possible from many music styles. Added several videos to give you a good reason to buy this album when it comes out. An emotional vibe is taking your heart to the core. You will become addicted.
Two great guitar solos, Henrik Danage beaufitul style picking up from diverse brilliant guitarist influences will shred your heart . Having duets with Tom Englund, it is a powerful and magic moment to live. Tom‘s voice would not make Evergrey so special if he wasn’t singing. A receipt of talented musicians who know how to use your feelings to make you fall in love with their compositions.
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Pounding drumming from Jonas Ekdahl who also produced the album, driving the train to the station without stop. This band is a machine that drives for power and melody. A masterpiece for the love of music lovers. A duet with Dream Theater ‘s James Labrie touching you deeply , is a drop to the receipt that makes it awesome.
Evergrey has it’s own style and it rips, read about it in The Metal Mag . Collect the colored vinyls before they are gone.
Eleven songs to die to, dive into Evergrey‘s world and plunge into the infinity of feelings. At the ends you will hear some keyboards melodies reminding Europe, and a solo in the vein of Pink Floyd ‘s ,David Gilmour will ravish anyone to prove this album is a masterpiece 99/100.