Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography


Sun Caged

Progressive Metal

From, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Sun Caged Scar Winter album cover
2.26 | 4 ratings | 1 reviews | 0% 5 stars

Write a review

from partners
Singles/EPs/Fan Club/Promo, released in 2000

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Zombie Resurrection (7:28)
2. Killer Banshee (5:10)
3. Scar Winter (6:36)
4. Caged (3:36)

Total Time 22:50

Line-up / Musicians

- Marcel Coenen / guitars
- Thijs Cuppen / keyboards
- Laura Van Driel / vocals
- Nick Hameury / vocals
- Dennis Leeflang / drums
- Gregoos Van Der Loo / vocals
- Rob Van Der Loo / bass

Releases information

CDr Private Release (demo)

Thanks to ProgLucky for the addition
and to projeKct for the last updates
Edit this entry

Buy SUN CAGED Scar Winter Music

SUN CAGED Scar Winter ratings distribution

(4 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(0%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(33%)
Good, but non-essential (33%)
Collectors/fans only (33%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

SUN CAGED Scar Winter reviews

Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by Easy Livin
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Honorary Collaborator / Retired Admin
2 stars Finding their way

Sun Cage's first EP released in 2000, sees the band in the process of finding their identity. Ahead of them lay periods of considerable turbulence in their line up and style, before they released their first album.

The opening track " Zombie resurrection" is a heavy OPETH like piece of death metal, with more melodic interludes. The singing ranges from growling to pleasant male/female harmonies. Likewise, the guitar work is at times heavy and riff laden, and sometimes highly tuneful. The track is a rather jarring concoction without a clear direction, but with obvious potential.

"Killer banshee" sees the DREAM THEATER influences, which have quickly become a dominant feature of the band's music, come to the fore for the first time. This lengthy instrumental is a guitar dominated jam which ducks and dives through constant theme changes, without ever really saying anything.

The EP's title track, "Scar winter" returns us to the style of the opening number, with a mixture of growls and more orthodox singing. The occasional female vocals offer a variety absent from subsequent EPs. This is probably the best of the bunch here, the track showing more clearly the direction the band would later settle upon.

The final track "Caged" is an almost ambient piece, which seems rather out of place both in terms of the EP, and with subsequent work by the band.

A decent first EP, but the band had some way to go before attaining sufficient maturity to make their debut album. These tracks are currently available for download at the band's website, via the link from their page on this site.

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of SUN CAGED "Scar Winter"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.


As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: — jazz music reviews and archives | — metal music reviews and archives

Donate monthly and keep PA fast-loading and ad-free forever.