Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Mandroid Echostar - Citadels

Mandroid Echostar - Citadels (2013) Independent
Produced by Jordan Valeriote
Tracks : 1.A death marked dream 2.Ancient arrows 3.Haunted vows 4.To the wolves 5.The sleeper 6.Ethereal dawn 7.Citadels
4 out of 5

When the Canadian 6 piece band Mandroid Echostar write songs, they don´t look at what´s selling on the charts. These guys blend whatever inspiration comes in mind, all from 80´s rock to progressive rock and even modern metal. They´re technical, heavy, melodic and quite groovy.
Think Nothing More meets Extreme but also traces of Fair To Midland and Dream Theater, the Rich Ward-like riffs are awesome and also the cream of the crop here. Put on your headphones and enjoy some classy progmetal til your ears bleed, and if you want more - Mandroid Echostar released a self titled album in 2012.
I´m excited as a kid on christmas eve.

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