Warning: mt_rand(): max(-1) is smaller than min(0) in /var/customers/webs/stalker/www.stalker.cd/inc/inc-home.php on line 93 Warning: Illegal string offset 'URL' in /var/customers/webs/stalker/www.stalker.cd/inc/inc-home.php on line 112 Warning: Illegal string offset 'LOC' in /var/customers/webs/stalker/www.stalker.cd/inc/inc-home.php on line 113 Warning: Illegal string offset 'URL' in /var/customers/webs/stalker/www.stalker.cd/inc/inc-home.php on line 130 Warning: Illegal string offset 'LOC' in /var/customers/webs/stalker/www.stalker.cd/inc/inc-home.php on line 131
Home

The Magazine
Online
Interactive
About Us
Banner Zone





- Reviews: AUDIO CD -


Meden Agan

2011-10-27
Titel / Title Erevos Aenaon 
Label unsigned 
Web www.myspace.com/medenagan0
 
Gesamtspielzeit
Total run time
 
Vö/Releasebereits erschienen / already released 

Medan Agan was originally formed by mastermind Diman Koutsogiannopoulos in Paris in 2005. Back then, the band played progressive metal and shared stages with bands like Pain of Salvation, After All and Within Temptation. One year later, Diman went back to Greece where he started his band from scratch again. Instead of a male singer, he opted for coloratura soprano singer Iliana Tsakiraki as a ´fronter´. Besides her, also a new keyboarder joined the band.

From that point on, their music was more like symphonic/progressive metal with high opera-style v vocal parts. The band spent the last few months in the studio and from these sessions, they now release their completely self-made debut record Erevos Aenaon. And this debut is impressive, there are almost one dozen songs, which are well composed and remind you of early Nightwish. Iliana accentuates the music with her skilled voice and, through it, gives the songs her very own character, and all this without sounding like all the other sirens, who sprang up like mushrooms after Tarja Turunen´s success. However, the album couldn´t quite get on without some male growls but they appear only at the end of the album and provide some nice contrast. Iliana is really blessed with a pleasant voice and the songs accommodate her ability perfectly.

Although there are, here and there, still a few ´funky´ notes, we can be happy to have found a worthy heir to Nightwish´s throne, who can also compete with bands like Within Temptation and Epica. My compliments for such an awesome debut.


Sandy Mahrer


Read comments: 0                           Write comments

8/10



Loading




Most current reviews
CDs
A Life Divided, Acoustic Revolution, Annabelle Chvostek, Apocalyptica, Babymetal, Bernhard Eder, Big Wreck, Biters , Borealis, Cain´s Offering, Child of Caesar, Corbeaux, Crystal Ball, Donald Cumming, Emerald Sun, ER France, Faith No More, Faith No More, FELINE&strange, Fin Gren, Freedomination , Galar, Hardcore Superstar, Helloween, Iron Savior , Kiske & Somerville, Korpiklaani, Krakow, Lancer, Lord Of The Lost, Lunatic Soul, Matthau Mikojan, Midway, Momentum, Nightrage, Nightwish, Nordward Ho, Powerwolf, Q-Box, Sarah Sophie, Strong Addiction, Tarja, Tellus Terror, The Birdwatchers, The Darkness, The Statesboro Revue, TO/DIE/FOR, Tornado, Tremonti, Tristana, Velvet Six, Whorion, Wilson,
DVDs
Dragonforce,
BOOKS/AUDIO BOOKS
Dieser Befehlston verletzt meine Gefühle,
Hass,
CONCERTS
Apocalyptica,
Barren Earth / Red Moon Architect / Oceanwake,
Blind Guardian / Orphaned Land,
Dirge / Crib45,
Ensiferum | Insomnium | Omnium Gatherum ,
Faith No More,
Finntroll / Wolfheart / The Man-Eating Tree,
The Poodles / Pretty Wild,
Yellowcard | Less Than Jake | Chunk! No, Captain Chunk,
MOVIES
Sorry, no entrys
Leider keine Einträge
English Deutsch STALKER MAGAZINE inside out of rock´n´roll