Choice 5 for April
Modern Rock Review’s Choice 5 for April 2018 highlights North American artists Beyond the Grey, Nick Black, The Divided Line, Fox and Coyote and Heyokaâ€™s Mirror.
Paramnesia EP by The Divided Line
The Canadian alternative metal group The Divided Line delivers intense grooves, atmospheric sounds, and a unique melodic approach on their debut EP Paramnesia. The album is book-ended by song highlights, the opener “Breath” and closer “Sync-Wave”.
The Divided Line online
The Divided Line website
Scattered Shadows on a Double Bed by Fox and Coyote
Fox and Coyote is made up of songwriters Ryan Evans and Jonathan Harms along with a fine Americana ensemble on their new album Scattered Shadows on a Double Bed. Highlights from the album include the rhythmic “Blue Marble”, the melodic “Everything’s Just Fine” and the atmospheric storyteller “Deal”.
Fox and Coyote online
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Fox and Coyote website
Buy Scattered Shadows On a Double Bed
Summer + Spring by Nick Black
Nick Black provides a modern interpretation of blue-eyed soul with a heavy nod to classic R&B on the album Summer + Spring. The unique title track blends many musical elements with a cool rock guitar lead, while other standouts like “Runaway Heart” “Lay It on the Line” alternate between cool and overt soul.
Nick Black online
Nick Black website
Buy Summer + Spring
Loss of Contact with Reality EP by Heyoka’s Mirror
On their debut EP Loss of Contact with Reality, Calgary-based progressive metal band Heyoka’s Mirror offer three extended tracks of pure, heavy theatrical rock with top-notch guitar work and very good production.
Heyoka’s Mirror online
Buy Loss of Contact with Reality
Beyond the Grey EP by Beyond the Grey
Beyond The Grey is a Kansas City based “super group” who has come together to forge a debut EP with a strong alternative vibe along with well-polished performances and sound quality. Highlights include the strong opener “Insanity” and the riff-driven “Counterfeit”.
Beyond the Grey online
See you on Cinco de Mayo, Saturday, May 5th for the next installment of Choice 5!
Modern Rock Review’s look at 5 new album releases, published on AprilÂ 5, 2017.