Tag Archives: Instrumental

And So I Watch You From Afar – Belfast, Mandela Hall, 20/06/2015

Summer is here and, as usual, Northern Ireland’s weather just doesn’t know what to do with itself, one minute it’s like being in the Bahamas, the next the Heaven’s open up.  This weekend in particular was a special one, with both Father’s Day and the Summer Solstice happening where thousands …

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Maybeshewill interview with John Helps – August 2014

@AnybodyBC @PlanetMosh interview with @Mybshwll . @superball_music Definitely one of the most recognizable instrumental acts in the UK, Maybeshewill manage to blend music styles that invoke a great variety of feeling through them. This month is special for the guys, with their new album “Fair Youth” due for release.  Guitarist John Helps …

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Mahogany Hand Grenade – Return To The Point Of Departure

An elusive Texas progressive metal band, Mahogany Hand Grenade, released (in May, 2013) a five-song EP, titled Return To The Point Of Departure, through bandcamp. Mastered to digital perfection by Maor Appelbaum (Adrenaline Mob, Cynic, Yngwie Malmsteen, Angra, etc.), four out of five of the tunes are six-minute-plus length. The …

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Parhelia – ‘The Precipice Of Change’

Parhelia - The Precipice Of Change Artwork

This sophomore offering from Dublin instrumentalists Parhelia has been four years in the making, being as it is the follow up to their 2009 full-lengther debut, ‘Shifting Sands’ (they previously had released two EPs, ‘First Light’ in 2006 and 2007’s ‘Oceans Apart’). ‘The Precipice Of Change’ is a hypnotic album, …

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DANIELE LIVERANI – “Eleven Mysteries” cd review.

Italy’s Daniele Liverani delivers an absolute belter of a solo record, with guitar work of the highest order. Although to be fair this isn’t strictly a solo album as it features some fine musicians brought together by Daniele’s vision of creating a record that stimulates the listeners senses to the …

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