In the labyrinth of eternity
The production is clearly not high-end, but I don't think they sound amateurish. Then again, I'm mostly listening to underground stuff these days, so it's possible my standards are different.
I agree. It's a very good album. I have to listen the first one
The End Machine - Phase2
(full album stream)
Just came out on Friday, really digging it. The End Machine was originally composed of the three members of the classic Dokken line-up that weren’t Don Dokken — George Lynch, Jeff Pilson, and “Wild” Mick Brown — with Robert Mason from Lynch Mob (Mk. II) added on vocals. Since Mick Brown has now retired, he’s replaced by his younger brother “Mild” Steve Brown for this record.
While the first album was more noodly and a little less accessible, this album is much tighter and punchier, and bursting with hooks and great guitar work. It straddles the line pretty well between the bluesy hard rock of Lynch Mob and the smooth metal sound of Dokken without sounding too dated. Many of the songs are immediate, while some take a few listens to grow on you. There are a couple of weaker tracks, but nothing on here is bad, and most of it is really good or great.
Very good album. Yeah it Reminded me to a mix of Airborne and Accept and a little bit of Saxon. The best songs for me are Bullet Train, Reflector, Burnout and Worlds of Wonder
Coronary - Sinbad
From my notes: Smokey, rough heavy metal taking cues from all the classic bands from AC/DC to Saxon and Priest, but still manages to sound fresh, laid back and fun.
Again, full album is on Spotify and YouTube.
Love the album cover. When I saw it I got excited for a cool, punk-type release...but then saw “prog-jazz” which made me sad.Bend the Future - Without Notice (2021)
Great Prog-Jazz Rock album from this French band. The most of the album is instrumental, sometimes prog, and sometimes soft jazz with Sax included hypnotic guitar arpeggios, soft and sometimes complex beats of drumming. Highly recommended for the lovers of the genre.
You can hear the full album in this youtube link
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