Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Epysode - Fantasmagoria (2013 NN Promo)
"After a year of writing and composing, plus five months of recording, the sophomore release from Samuel Arkan’s Epysode is finally available, and it’s definitely worth picking up for fans of progressive/power metal and collaboration albums like Wolfpakk and Ayreon. There have been more of these lately, and I suppose that the internet makes it much easier than it has been in the past to do these kinds of collaborations. Right from the beginning, Tom S. Englund (Evergrey) comes in on “The Arch” making his presence known among the orchestration and pounding metal riffs – not to mention the solo. Yes, it’s that kind of brilliance that opens the album, which also features several other performances from Henning Basse (Mayan), Ida Haukland (Triosphere), Matt Marinelli (Borealis), Tezzi Persson (Between The Silence), Mike LePond (Symphony X), Leo Margarit (Pain Of Salavtion), Julien Spreutels (Ethernity) and Simone Mularoni (DGM)..."
Read More Here: http://newnoisemagazine.com/album-review-epysode-fantasmagoria/