Halloween night in Belfast the ghosts and ghouls filed through the door into a hot sweaty venue for Saint Vitus’s scheduled 6.55pm start. Anticipation was high as not only was this Vitus’s debut performance in the city; it was also the legendary Wino’s first appearance
For those of you that aren’t familiar with the name, STEVE SALUTO is an Italian guitarist with a very distinct and unique sound. He travels somewhere between HENDRIX, GARY MOORE and seventies funk & soul music.
SALUTO first decided to try the guitar after hearing the now famous guitar solo on the Michael Jackson song BEAT IT which was provided by none other than EDDIE VAN HALEN.
One of the heavyweights of Melodic Progressive Metal is the group Mattsson formed by guitar/composer Lars Eric Mattsson. Now going on they’re 5th studio album and this time they submit a collaboration with vocalist Adrienn Antal who first paired up in 2008’s “Dreamchild”. Tango clocks in close to 67 minutes of epic progressive metal and tempo shifts instrumentation at it’s best. I was a little cautious with this release, afraid that style might take over substance, but the recods ends up being more easier to digest then originally expected.