Thursday, 6 March 2014
ANGHER INCORPORATED - Phase 1: Dark City Lights (MCD)
If you’re into Dream Theater in their heavy detuned moments, loaded with heavy riffs and pounding rhythms, you should check out prog metallers Angher Incorporated. This French foursome features singer Sebastian Barbara, guitarist Richard Roncarlo, bassist Raphael Mizzi and hard-hitting drummer Yann Gresset. The band’s debut features five well-produced and powerful tracks. It’s not as technical as Dream Theater, but leans a bit more towards bands like Evergrey or Pain Of Salvation. Dark and melancholic, but still with a glimpse of hope hear and there. The musical delivery is tight, flawless and highly impressive. Killer production, too. The vocals are slightly limited, but good and with less of an accent that you usually hear from French bands. My only complaint would be that the tracks melts together bit, since they are not very different in tempo and key. A great effort and a band I’m looking forward to hearing more from!
Label: Send The Wood Music