Everything is more on playing “live”these days, which is a pain
as you have to go away more. Live has really taken over from albums a
lot. We still sell quite a few albums though..Our genre is pretty
cool, people like to have the package. Although a lot of the high street
shops have gone, people are still buying them from on-line shops.-like
Amazon or Play.com.”
Their music should be perfect to please the modern rock crowd, but where they differ is their clear love of eighties hair music that they have incorporated into their style. What they have ended up with is a sort of modern version of sunset strip type sleaze rock not too dissimilar to bands like BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, BUCKCHERRRY and even VAINS OF JENNA…
Metal operas and allstar-projects are all the rage in recent years – everyone knows that. In 2013 former Stratovarious guitarist Timo Tolkki jumped on that train and founded a metal opera project called “Avalon”. I had mixed feelings about this one: on the one hand it copied a lot from Avantasia, but on the other hand you’ve found some pretty good earworms and great singers on it. Now, only one year later, Timo Tolkki presents us his second part. I was wondering if the quality of the songs suffers from this short period of time.