Nikola can actually sings his own harmony parts. Michael couldn’t sing harmony vocals, he didn’t know how to, so we build guys like David Readman and Doogie White around his lead vocals on the first album and it kinda became pretty cool. We then messed around with that on each record, but it became more and more expensive the bigger the name we used, and that money could be put to better use, so we always said album number four would be us standing on our own two feet
the band is made up of members of respected bands like SKULL HAMMER, RAZORMAZE, VINDICATOR and RAVAGE and when they get together under the SONIC PULSE moniker it’s more of a fun project where they can all let their hair down a little and if it doesn’t take off then it’s not that big a deal…
With my fears allayed and set aside I’m happy to say that Masterplan are as fresh as always and have released an album just as strong as their past releases. The jury is still out as to whether Novum Initium is their best album ever, but it’s certainly strong enough to be as good as the rest. With a master craftman like Roland Grapow at the helm of the sound and songs there should be little concern as to their future.