you are a huge fan of instrumental shredder albums or a guitar player
yourself then there is no need to read any further in this review,
because this album does only appeal to this very little segment of fans!
guitar virtuoso Marco Ferrigno, who some of you might know from his work
with Vitalij Kuprij on the highly acclaimed "Promised Land"
project, has recorded yet another instrumental guitar album, which
displays what most fans already knew - Marco is an excellent guitar
hasn't done it without help and this album show cases the talents of
Tony Franklin on bass and Marco Minnemann on drums, George Bellas
appears on guitars on one song as well and producer Javier Leal helps
out on guitars on 2 tracks.
music really show cases Marco's skills and he's clearly a very technical
and gifted guitar player, but I need more to be convinced! Sure there
are cool parts on the album, the songs are varied - from progressive
metal to neo-classical metal. But I am still missing a strong melody
line and vocals!
is by no means a bad album, it's just not fun to listen to either. Maybe
if I were a guitar player myself, but I am not, so this ends up being a
do however have to mention the excellent cover artwork by Eric Phillippe