Monday, April 18, 2016

Only For The Week: Part 11

Because of lack of things to say to make this starting blurb really interesting, this might be the last time I will even write something before presenting the songs. It may change some time later in this series, or maybe I will just write some small stuff over the previous week, I really do not know yet, we just have to wait and see.

With that said, it has been a crazy week for music. Axl Rose joining AC/DC, Record Store Day, and another super group saw the light of day. Let us hope that this coming week becomes a little calmer. Anyway, enjoy!

All of the songs on this segment is gathered in a Spotify playlist, you can find it here

The Classic: Gary Moore - Out In The Fields

There are few musicians that have had such a long and glorious career as the Northern Irishman Gary Moore. With over 4 decades of music behind him, he left the Earth life 2011 and left a big hole in the metal world behind him. His legacy is massive and impressive, but it is the song "Out In The Fields" that not only serves as the highlight, but also the perfect statement to what the man could do with his guitar. That solo is one of the coolest and most iconic ones that I can remember, despite it being so short in the studio version. However, it is still that hair rising chorus that makes this song so incredible. Rest in peace Gary, we truly miss you.

The Newcomer: Otep - No Color

She might be most famous for her über angry songs, but "No Color" is a different song from Otep Shamaya and her band, and it works just as well. A mysterious song with a cool groove and a smooth chorus that sneaks into your little brain with ease. While it still ends on a weird note, it is still a nice highlight to an overall diverse album, an album that you all should give a try.

Check out my review of the album this song is from, "Generation Doom"

sorry, no video for this song :(

The Personal Favourite: Ronald Jenkees - Guitar Sound

Can you create a great guitar instrumental without using a guitar? Ronald Jenkees tried, and he succeeded big time. "Guitar Sound" is one of the most emotional and versatile instrumentals I have ever heard, capturing the listener with these intriguing melodies and passages that are both technical and beautiful. It is like Ronald is just making it all up as he goes along, yet still, it all feels so smooth. And just when all is starting to settle down, Ronald brings out a really fast and technical part that may take away some of the typical guitar sounds, but is instead showing an illusion of pure shredding. An awesome twist to one of the coolest instrumentals out there

Stay Metal!
Robert "Sharkruisher" Andersson

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