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 -


Mad Mav

2013-07-07
Titel / Title The Fiddler Queen 
Label 7hard 
Web www.madmav.de
 
Gesamtspielzeit
Total run time
60 min 
Vö/Releasebereits erschienen / already released 

When I was a teenager, I was an enthusiastic guest of the Opera house in my hometown. And at home, I collected CDs of symphonic metal bands with strong-voiced front singers. Back then, the orchestra performed a “Rock meets Classic” concert at the city festival every year, and over and over again, I was really disappointed. Now, the record company 7hard sent me a CD with the slogan “Metallica meets Beethoven”…

All tracks on this album are based on a very classical composition; each title tells a story and has its own dramatic highlight. The classical instruments are mixed with “classical” instruments of a metal band in an absolutely fantastic manner as if it was the most natural thing in the world. The CD did not necessarily remind me of Beethoven, instead my first thought was that Mussorgsky – especially his piano suite “Pictures at an Exhibition” - must have been the godfather of these compositions. With the difference that here the violin plays the leading role. It is so well staged by the rest of the instruments that this purely instrumental album does not need (strong-voiced) vocals at all. In “No Flowers of the Rain” (my favorite), the violin gets support from the keyboard, and when the guitar eventually sets in, my blood runs hot and cold - every time I listen to this song.

Lady Violince
Master Bow
Duel of the Queens
No Flowers of the Rain
Evil Minds
Eliminator
Cell o´ Grief
Puppet on a String
The Legion
(Hidden Track)

Grit Kabiersch


Read comments: 0                           Write comments

9/10



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