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4.02 | 34 ratings | 3 reviews | 15% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 1998

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Prelude (1:30)
2. The Front (5:14)
3. Gravity (5:08)
4. Turbulence (2:59)
5. Gearth (4:41)
6. Home (4:47)
7. Blur (5:11)
8. Interlude (1:25)
9. Space and Time (6:51)
10. Dr. Chicken (Or how we learn to stop worrying and love the studio) (8:23)
11. Jamon (4:01)
12. Ultraviolence (2:43)
13. A Dying wish (7:28)
Bonus Track on second edition
14. Acid Cowboy * (4:21)

Total Time: 64:47
* Bonus Track recorded in 2002 specifically for this reissue of 'Gravity'.

Line-up / Musicians

- Zak Rizvi / guitars, keyboards
- Joe Bergamini / drums
- Frank LaPlaca / bass

- Anthony Stramaglia / keyboard solos (2), Weird synth (11)
- Jimmy Wilgus / additional keyboards (3), all keyboards (14)
- Karl Kessler / violin (14)
- Rich Haddad / additional guitar (14)
- Neil Alexander / Bridge piano (3 & 13), all keyboards (4), Moog, ARP, piano and organ solos (5), keyboard solo (7), organ (11)

Releases information

Originally released in 1998 / CD Spec Records-98001F-2-USA-2002

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4 FRONT Gravity ratings distribution

(34 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(15%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(53%)
Good, but non-essential (26%)
Collectors/fans only (6%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

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5 stars There Are alot of fusion bands out there with a similar sound to 4front, However 4front seems to do fusion more justice as a rock influence than as a jazz crossover. The melodies of jass based chords are evident in songs like the Front or Space and Time wheras those songs are heavily intertwine ... (read more)

Report this review (#162377) | Posted by ointmentman | Friday, February 22, 2008 | Review Permanlink

4 stars Would you care to listen to some all-instrumental Rush for about 65 minutes? (That's a rhetorical question, by the way.) Wow! These guys are entertaining. 4Front is Joe Bergamini on drums, Frank LaPlaca on bass, and Zak Rizvi on guitars and keyboards (along with the occasional guest keyboar ... (read more)

Report this review (#119845) | Posted by Squire Jaco | Thursday, April 26, 2007 | Review Permanlink

4 stars The description for 4 Front is correct, it's like a mixture of Rush, E.L.P. and Dream Theater. It's fiery, upbeat fusion infused with a lot of chops. There are a lot of cool melodies in this album, and there is much distinction between the songs. Cool thing is, it doesn't get boring because ... (read more)

Report this review (#38256) | Posted by | Saturday, July 2, 2005 | Review Permanlink

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