Sea Of Tranquility



The Web Source for Progressive Rock, Progressive Metal & Jazz-Fusion
  Search   in       
Main Menu

Google Ads





Autumnblaze: Every Sun is Fragile

This is the sixth album from Autumnblaze, a rather brooding and melancholic band that brings together various styles to produce their own take on mellow rock. To the band, this style is best described as "Trip Rock," a label that frankly needs to sit with me a little longer before I can figure out just what it means. What I hear is not so much a new style but a slightly mellower take on post rock. This is music for a quiet mood, times of introspection.

Overall, the album works pretty well. I was impressed with the bright and clear production; the guitars especially sounded clean from start to finish, perfect complements to Markus Baltes' moving and melancholy vocals. He has a rich, voice, one that suits the style of music here really well. At one point, he growls a little, a surprising move, especially for a band that isn't really exploring non-melodic spaces very often.

I don't think this album will appeal to fans of extreme metal, especially if they aren't in the mood to slow things down and listen to music that approaches a calmer side of rock. I know that I don't normally gravitate toward this style. I like post rock, but this is a much mellower version of it. To me, this album made for a good listen, but it was generally a little too relaxed, a little too emotive, for my tastes.

Track Listing:
1. Opening
2. New Ghosts in Town
3. Im Spiegel
4. Mein Engel, der aus Augen flieBt
5. Every Sun is Fragile
6. Cold Soul
7. How I Learned to Burn My Tears
8. A Place for Paper Diamonds
9. Verglimmt

Added: November 27th 2013
Reviewer: Carl Sederholm
Score:
Related Link: Band Website
Hits: 1272
Language: english

[ Printer Friendly Page Printer Friendly Page ]
[ Send to a Friend Send to a Friend ]

  

[ Back to the Reviews Index | Post Comment ]




2004 Sea Of Tranquility
For information regarding where to send CD promos and advertising, please see our FAQ page.
If you have questions or comments, please Contact Us.
Please see our Policies Page for Site Usage, Privacy, and Copyright Policies.

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all other content Sea of Tranquility

SoT is Hosted by SpeedSoft.com