The News Review:
- An earful of music
- FEJD Putting Finishing Touches n New Album – Dec. 27 2008
- Year in Review 2008: Music
- Shadows Fall delivers for fans
An earful of music
Metallica “Death Magnetic”: In which the veteran rockers put the “metal” back in Metallica. Brutal unrelenting and heavy as an oil drum. In other words welcome back boys. Duffy “Rockferry”: Recalling Dusty Springfield not Amy Winehouse the wee Welsh lass with the big booming voice proved a natural fit for Bernard Butler’s retro-soul sound.
FEJD Putting Finishing Touches n New Album – Dec. 27 2008
Rimmerfors played folk music with medieval undertones performing on contemporary instruments and together with their childhood friends of PATHS the transformed into a refined band with the best of both worlds ? the weight of heavy metal in symbiosis with the typical melodic language and sadness of the nordic folk music. The brothers’ interest in Swedish medieval folk music started back in 1995 commenced by music studying and the feeling of wanting to explore new musical ground and try something new. The brothers’ musical background as well as their bandmates has its roots in heavy metal music. Inspiration is also drawn from like-minded bands such as GARMARNA and HEDNINGARNA.
Year in Review 2008: Music
Dallas Morning News TX
Hamilton who co-wrote all 14 tunes on this set gets his inspiration from the icons (from Teddy to Donny) and infuses his own brand of real grown-up soul. 6 Metallica Death Magnetic (Warner Bros. ) – Producer Rick Rubin brings the heavy-metal gods back to prominence on a piercing blistering and musically impressive collection of 10 tracks that had die-hard fans in a Metallica-induced musical stupor. For the venerable hard-rockers revisiting the sound and style of Back in Black not only proved commercially beneficial it also assured them their spot in the annals of rock ‘n’ roll. 8 Jamey Johnson That Lonesome Song (Mercury Nashville) – utlaw country ain’t dead.
Shadows Fall delivers for fans
The Republican – MassLive.com MA
Presented by Lazer 99. 3 FM this year’s “HolidayHangover ’08″ concert took the Pearl Streetballroom by storm featuring the music of Shadows Fall aswell as a number of other area metal bands. pening act ne Last Demon began the show with rawaggression bringing a stripped-down mosh pit-worthy auralassault to a crowd already near capacity by the end of theirset.
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