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Ephemeral Sun


Progressive Metal

3.96 | 158 ratings

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5 stars 10/10

This quartet of geniuses is one of the biggest revelations of the progressive metal scene in recent years. You may never have heard of them, but I terie pleasure to introduce you to: meet Ephemeral Sun, an instrumental band that really won me over with his second album, titled Harvest Aorta.

Harvest Aorta is an intense musical journey of about 70 minutes it took me to ecstasy. Ephemeral Sun goes far beyond the pure metal: they absorb so many ideas, genres and influences is difficult to identify them. From Dream Theater to ambient music, going by Pink Floyd, King Crimson, jazz, electronic music, etc... there is a range of diverse influences. Thus, while the album contains elements that may sound familiar, it sounds absolutely original.

It is even difficult to speak of four songs, given the high complexity and ingenuity that they offer us. I will limit myself to talking about the members: John Battema (keyboards), Brian O'Neill (guitar), Charlie Gore (bass) and Jeff Malone (drums). Guys, congratulations! You are amazing! There is no delight in the passages marvilhosas organ, piano, guitar riffs, power and the low variability of beteria (though I agree with the reviewers who said it was kind of overshadowed by the production end, yet leaving no shine).

I recommend not only for metal fans, but for fans of progressive rock in general! Deserved 5 stars!

voliveira | 5/5 |


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