ARABS IN ASPIC
MADNESS & MAGIC
6sty studyjny album norweskiej, znakomitej grupy, grającej retro-heavy-prog i neo-prog. Tym razem płyta bardziej neo-progresywna, bardziej melodyjna i lżejsza od poprzednich, ale cały czas stylowo osadzona o prog-rocku lat 70tych.
ARABS IN ASPIC II emerged in 1997 from Norway led by guitarist and vocalist Jostein SMEBY and rythm guitarist & Theremin player, Tommy INGEBRIGSTEN. Since they met through their common love for 1970s heavy rock music, they've been playing together with different personnel, each playing different kinds of heavy music until ARABS IN ASPIC surged.
They said goodbye to playing covers and the band was ready with Hammond organ player "Mysterious" MAGNAR, drummer Eskil NYHUS and his brother, bass player Terje NYHUS. They later re-named themselves ARABS IN ASPIC II due to the replacement of Terje.
Their wide range of influences make a very rewarding listen, including stoner-rock music, 60s psychedelic rock, and the 70s heavy weights, with prime influences being BLACK SABBATH and Wetton-era KING CRIMSON(hence their name). Fans of any of those bands won't regret listening to these guys.
Studio Album, released in 2020
Songs / Tracks Listing
1. I Vow To Thee, My Screen (8:22)
2. Lullaby For Modern Kids, Part 1 (8:19)
3. Lullaby For Modern Kids, Part 2 (2:06)
4. High-Tech Parent (4:34)
5. Madness And Magic (6:47)
6. Heaven In Your Eye (16:45)
Total time: 46:53
Line-up / Musicians
- Jostein Smeby / guitars, vocals
- Stig Jørgensen / organs, vocals
- Erik Paulsen / bass, vocals
- Eskil Nyhus / drums, cymbals
- Alessandro G. Elide / percussion, gongs
Label: Karisma Records, Norway. KAR190CDD
CD digi-pack, 6 sides booklet
June 12, 2020
Artwork: Julia Proszowska Lund
Cena: 59.00 zł