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Archon Angel - "The Serpent" (lyric video)

Τον Zachary (ή Zak) Stevens τον πρωτογνωρίσαμε μέσα από τα φωνητικά του στον (εξαιρετικό) δίσκο των Savatage "Edge of Thorns" (και το ομότιτλο single που προηγήθηκε χρονικά) το μακρινό 1993. Η μουσική διαδρομή του είναι (λίγο - πολύ) γνωστή.

Οι Archon Angel είναι το καινούριο του μουσικό σχήμα που δημιούργησε με τον κιθαρίστα Aldo Lonobile (βλ. Death SS, Secret Sphere, Edge of Forever κλπ). Το ντεμπούτο τους φέρει τον τίτλο "Fallen" και κυκλοφόρησε στα μέσα Φεβρουαρίου...

Δελτίο τύπου: «Archon Angel was born from a meeting between producer / guitarist Aldo Lonobile (Secret Sphere) and former Savatage and Circle II Circle vocalist Zak Stevens during the making of Timo Tolkki's Avalon's 'Return To Eden' album, of which Aldo produced and played guitar and Zak did some guest lead vocals.

The two soon started talking to Frontiers about the concept of working on new music together, which was met with great enthusiasm from the label. Aldo submitted to Zak some song ideas which were reminiscent of the classic Savatage sound, the two felt the magic was there, and thus no time was wasted in getting together to craft an absolutely striking metal album.

Aldo was also helped in the songwriting department by some of the most outstanding writers and musicians from the Italian Rock scene including Simone Mularoni (of DGM and Sweet Oblivion) and Alessandro Del Vecchio (Aldo’s bandmate in Edge of Forever and of course Jorn, Hardline, etc.).

The album itself deals with a central character, the "Archon", who is a modern day angel figure. The idea goes back to the religious system of Gnosticism. The only difference is that we are immersing the Archon's story into modern-day times.

The Archon is a medium who brings messages to God (Demiurge) from the people of Earth. The only real concept to the albums is that they simply follow the story and life and times of the modern day "Archon" and his life as he is called upon to protect the people of earth through frightening, turbulent times.

Archon Angel are currently working on booking some live shows to present the band in the live environment, but their exclusive live premiere happened at the 2020 edition of the 70000 Tons Of Metal Cruise. If Savatage are a favorite of yours, then Archon Angel's "Fallen" may well be your album of the year in 2020!»

Το βίντεο των Archon Angel για το "The Serpent" από το album "Fallen"
Band: Archon Angel
Country of origin: International
Formed in: 2019
Genre: Heavy Metal
Years active: 2019-present

Lyric video: "The Serpent"
Album: "Fallen"
Type: Full length
Release date: February 14th, 2020
Label: Frontiers Music

Track listing:
01. Fallen
02. The Serpent
03. Rise
04. Under The Spell
05. Twilight
06. Faces Of Innocence
07. Hit The Wall
08. Who's In The Mirror
09. Brought To The Edge
10. Return Of The Storm

Band members:
Zak Stevens - Vocals
Aldo Lonobile - Guitars
Yves Campion - Bass
Marco Lazzarini - Drums
Antonio Agate - Keyboards, Piano (Studio)

2 σχόλια:

  1. Έχεις ποστάρει κι άλλα τραγούδια από αυτούς. Πρέπει να τα ακούσω. Τούτο μου άρεσε.