Freedom Call from Germany present here their fifth CD „Dimensions“ and their new band members Armin Donderer (bass) and Lars Rettkowitz (git) who are not only excellent musicians but also capable song writers. A third of all songs was written by them, the rest was composed, as usual, by Chris Bay and Daniel Zimmermann.
For me it is great that many bands have re-discovered good old Bay Area Thrash, and Freedomination is one of those you should keep (at least) an eye and both ears on. The Finns have definitely developed their own trademark mix of Thrash with Power and Prog Metal elements. The Stand inspired associations to Megadeth, Annihilator, ... more/mehr
First mix the instrumental cast of Arch Enemy and The Haunted for the foundation. Then combine Dani Filth and Schimer (Destruction) for the voice and put it on the foundation. Then kidnap Mustis (Dimmu Borgir) to have him creating keyboard basics for the floors. And then you call Samael to have some additional decorative synthie-parts ... more/mehr
The title says it: Freezeebee rocks. And they combine it in plenty different ways. From Doom to Stoner and Nu Rock until Grunge and Punk, garnished with a melodic voice.
Basically it sounds very powerfull and convinced except the last third sounds a little indiscriminate. Anyway, a fat Rock album with lots of ideas and ... more/mehr
Guitars Of Doom
Well, there´s not so much Doom to be found here. Freezeebee from Frankfurt/Main, Germany, playing together in this line-up since 2001, were rather inspired by classic Hard Rock (Deep Purple) and Blues Rock, but also Psychedelic/Stoner and Funk Rock (Lenny Kravitz). A quite wild mixture that captures the listener – the third CD of ... more/mehr