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Jens Johansson


Jazz Rock/Fusion

3.81 | 7 ratings

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4 stars A great and unbelieveble complex musical offering from one of the most dangerous brothers tandem in music THE JOHANSSON BROTHERS!They are both famous worldwide,especially because their stunning work with the Swedish guitarrero YNGWIE MALMSTEEN,but also from collaborations with RONNIE JAMES DIO,STRATOVARIUS,BENNY JANSSON,HAMMERFALL and many others!They are very skilled in playing even pure metallic music,however their musical education offers them the most perfect possibility to express theis fantastic qualities in the fusion ,jazz rock fusion area!Even the album is under the name of JENS JOHANSSON brother edited-the keyboards wizzard,ANDERS -the mad drummer is dynamite here too!The album called FISSION can be called untre technical progressive fusion,some others call it even hardcore fusion!It's an avalanche of crypted and super sofisticated rhythms and over difficult music,purelly technical and sometimes really tough to get the musical dig to the limit! Very complex,and that's why this type of an album is a true candy for amateurs of unconventional fusion,extreme in the musical approach for ultra technical fusion!The true highlights of the album,among the other compositions ,which are all sensational-technically speaking-are those where SHAWN LANE pusjes some fabulous solos,which trully enlight the album-I speak here about ACROSTIC STIBBOLETH and the opening HOODED STRANGERS- 2 impressve and catchy tracks where LANE really smokes-as usual-we complete the information!MIKE STERN is another heavy name which is present here on 3 tracks and this is giving to the album another dimension!STERN's play is more aggressive than usual,some scarry technical chops are breathtaking even and it's 200% really spectacular too! In conclussion a very good album for fans of ultra technical fusion,for SHAWN LANE's fans a must have and for good music lovers a very valuabe piece in any serious collection! 4.5 STARS FOR PURE TECHNICAL FUSION MADNESS, A FORGOTTEN MUSICAL PEARL!
Ovidiu | 4/5 |


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