Header

THE STORM

Heavy Prog • Spain


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

The Storm picture
The Storm biography
A dark cloud hangs over the music of The Storm, an Andalusian outfit that never quite made it. The band was formed in Seville in 1969 by brothers Angel and Diego RUIZ - Angel on guitar and vocals, and Diego on drum's with Luis GENIL on organ and Jose TORRES on bass. However, the band did not release their self titled debut until 1974; the record was quite well received as an energetic example of the link between late 60's psychedelic fuzz and bluesy 70's metal.

Although the band gained further acclaim touring - most notably from fellow flamboyant art rocker Freddy Mercury during a concert in Barcelona - a record deal with EMI fell through. The Storm was plagued by censorship issues (which had led the band to record its debut in English); as tensions grew tempestuous, the band released its second album, 1979's The Day Of The Storm (this time in Spanish). The album was criticized for dropping many of the debut's merits, and was to be their final work. Since the death of Genil in 2004, the chances of a reunion record seem slim, although the band has since reunited on stage.

What is so odd about The Storm is that they seem to have come onto the playing field a bit late. Their Spanish contemporary Triana was deep into symphonic rock, whereas The Storm seems to fit in much more comfortably with the earlier heavy blues of LED ZEPPELIN and DEEP PURPLE, or the freaked out, organ dominated grooves of ATOMIC ROOSTER and PROCOL HARUM. The debut, a prized item among vinyl collectors, is punctuated by passages of deep psychedlia, virtuoso keyboard work and blistering blues, and fans of such sounds in Spanish should seek it out.

Colin (The Whistler).

The Storm official website

THE STORM MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

THE STORM forum topics / tours, shows & news


THE STORM forum topics Create a topic now
THE STORM tours, shows & news
No topics found for : "the storm"
Post an entries now

THE STORM Videos (YouTube and more)


Showing only random 3 | Search and add more videos to THE STORM

Buy THE STORM Music


The StormThe Storm
Atlantic 1991
Audio CD$42.99
$2.36 (used)
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
REO SPEEDWAGON RIDIN THE STORM OUT LP USD $12.99 Buy It Now 35m 42s
STORM, Al vs BISHOP/CHAOS - Hands In The Air - 12" USD $12.77 Buy It Now 50m 40s
Monica: After The Storm (2-LPs) Double LP, Original recording USD $13.24 Buy It Now 52m 52s
NANCY WILSON Quiet Storm 4-track CD RARE PROMO DEMO ONLY JAZZ USD $12.97 Buy It Now 54m 36s
FEJD - STORM NEW CD USD $12.74 Buy It Now 56m 50s
APERGHIS / ENSEMBLE REFLEX - STORM BENEATH A SKULL / NEW DVD USD $27.42 Buy It Now 57m 10s
Unknown Artist Beyond The Storm CD USD $3.33 Buy It Now 59m 48s
"After The Storm" Mel Robinson; 2004 CD USD $15.27 Buy It Now 1h 6m
Various Artists : One Hell of a Storm CD (1995) USD $4.34 Buy It Now 1h 7m
And The Storm CD USD $3.49 Buy It Now 1h 14m
Pop LP - Gale Storm - Sentimental Me USD $25.00 Buy It Now 1h 16m
45 Carly Simon/Nobody does it better - After the storm/Elektra/USA/VG++ HEAR USD $3.00 Buy It Now 1h 24m
Gale Storm-Gale's Great Hits-1958 LP Dot DLP-3098 VG+/EX USD $14.99 Buy It Now 1h 39m
Gale Storm : "Dark Moon /A Little Too Late" Dot 45 rpm # 15558, VG USD $1.99 Buy It Now 1h 40m
Moonlight Waldstein Storm, New Music USD $15.43 Buy It Now 1h 42m
WAYNE STORM JUST HOLD MY HAND/WALKIN IN THE SHADOW OF LOVE CORAL 62468 PROMO M- USD $4.99 Buy It Now 1h 46m
Gaelic Storm by Gaelic Storm (CD, Jul-1998, OM Town) USD $3.99 Buy It Now 1h 56m
JIM STEINMAN "THE STORM / ROCK & ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH" 33w/PS PROMO MINT USD $3.75 Buy It Now 1h 59m
MARCEL KHALIFE Ya Mahla Nourha, al Janoub Storm Promises & Sunrise ARABIC 2 CD s USD $24.00 Buy It Now 2h
VARIOUS ARTISTS SOUNDTRACK CASSETTE STORM RIDER 1982 RARE MADE IN AUSTRALIA USD $16.07 Buy It Now 2h 9m
In from the Storm (Cassette, Oct-1995, RCA Victor) USD $20.00 Buy It Now 2h 11m
R.E.O.SPEEDWAGON * Ridin' The Storm Out * 1973 USD $9.99 [0 bids]
2h 19m
GALE STORM - Dark Moon - 1957 Top 10 Hit - My Little Margie USD $3.50 Buy It Now 2h 19m
ROGER HODGSON - IN THE EYE OF THE STORM USD $14.99 Buy It Now 2h 23m
Storm Front by Billy Joel (CD, Oct-1998, Columbia (USA) USD $2.99 Buy It Now 2h 25m
THE GREGG ALLMAN BAND Playin' Up A Storm Capricorn Records CP0181 NM! ?????? USD $18.88 Buy It Now 2h 32m
THE ICE STORM Music From The Motion Picture Soundtrack *** CD *** USD $10.71 Buy It Now 2h 34m
* Greg Allman Band . Playing Up A Storm . LP USD $12.99 Buy It Now 2h 37m
THE DOORS~45 RPM RECORD "Love Her Madly /Riders On The Storm" NM USD $10.95 Buy It Now 2h 51m
EDDIE HARRIS THE TENDER STORM STEREO RECORD ALBUM USD $8.99 Buy It Now 2h 52m
THE RAES: DANCING UP A STORM-LP VINYL 1979 USD $5.99 Buy It Now 3h 3m
SOUTHERN STORM boogie fever LOU MAC RECORDS LM-209 45 USD $5.49 Buy It Now 3h 3m
U2 ELECTRICAL STORM UK PROMO CD with EXCLUSIVE WILLIAM ORBIT MIX RADIO EDIT USD $14.98 Buy It Now 3h 10m
U2 ELECTRICAL STORM USA PROMO CD with EXCLUSIVE WILLIAM ORBIT MIX RADIO EDIT USD $19.98 Buy It Now 3h 10m
CD Single/Malibu Storm/ Photograph/ Awsome CD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! USD $1.59 Buy It Now 3h 10m
BILL JOEL STORM FRONT ORIGINAL CD 1989 USD $75.00 Buy It Now 3h 15m
SEGER, BOB american storm EX/VG JAPAN S14-137 | 15-0324-034 USD $15.99 Buy It Now 3h 24m
Storm Front by Billy Joel (CD, 1989, Columbia) CBS USD $4.94 Buy It Now 3h 28m
R. KELLY TP-2.COM CD HIP HOP 4TH ALBUM R&B THUG THE STORM IS OVER NOW BRAND NEW USD $14.89 Buy It Now 3h 44m
Billy Joel Storm front CD MINT ~ USD $5.19 Buy It Now 3h 51m
VANDENBERG HEADING FOR A STORM EDIT 8TRACK 1984 LP PICTURE & LYRIC W/IN NM USD $7.99 Buy It Now 3h 52m
STORM RIDERS RARE OZ SURF SOUNDTRACK - CHRCH, SUNNYBOYS, SPLIT ENZ, MODELS...EX+ USD $22.96 [1 bids]
3h 54m
hear {70s R&B Quiet Storm} EUGENE RECORD ~ Laying Beside You / Love Don't Live USD $3.00 Buy It Now 3h 56m
hear {70s R&B Quiet Storm} ~ AL HUDSON & PARTNERS ~ You Can Do It / I Don't Want USD $4.00 Buy It Now 3h 56m
FIESTAS Northern Soul 45 SOMETIMES STORM Respect 1975 USD $15.00 Buy It Now 3h 59m
Billy Joel - Storm Front USD $3.49 Buy It Now 4h 17m
YOLANDA ADAMS - THROUGH THE STORM NEW CD USD $15.17 Buy It Now 4h 27m
Essentials for Living: Calm in the Storm (2CDs,2004, Integrity) USD $2.95 Buy It Now 4h 32m
Press Cutting/Advert : 30/11/74Pg39 JACK BRUCE, OUT OF The STORM Album 15X12 Pos USD $15.26 Buy It Now 4h 37m
SOUND STORM Immortalia + 1 Japan CD 2012 2nd Italian Symphonic Power Metal USD $24.50 Buy It Now 4h 37m
MICHAEL ORLANDO-Before The Storm-Country Music Singer-Songwriter-NEW USD $0.99 [0 bids]
USD $2.99 Buy It Now
4h 56m
BILLY JOEL / STORM FRONT USD $9.99 Buy It Now 5h 2m
Carly Simon After the Storm & Nobody Does it Better 1977 Vinyl Record 45 RPM USD $5.49 Buy It Now 5h 4m
CD . Paul Brandt . Calm Before the Storm . USD $4.99 Buy It Now 5h 11m
LIKE A STORM CD - AWAKEN THE FIRE (2015) - NEW UNOPENED - ROCK METAL USD $13.99 Buy It Now 5h 15m
Vanessa Mae / Storm USD $4.96 Buy It Now 5h 22m
1979-OUTLAWS-IN THE EYE OF THE STORM-LP AL 9507 USD $9.99 Buy It Now 5h 24m
Nature's Symphonies: Midnight Storm by Various Artists (CD, May-1994, Laserli... USD $6.50 Buy It Now 5h 24m
BETTY WRIGHT We Down + Quiet Storm 45 Vision 7 inch vinyl record 1989 USD $8.97 Buy It Now 5h 40m
JOHN PRINE Storm Windows 1980 LP Asylum lyrics Shop Talk Baby Ruth One Red Rose USD $8.99 Buy It Now 5h 53m
TAVARES Love Storm LP Whodunit Goodnight My Love One Step Away Keep In Touch USD $25.99 Buy It Now 6h
HUMAN SOUL sings Quiet Storm for Lovers - Japan CD - NEW USD $16.99 Buy It Now 6h 4m
Storm in the Heartland ~ Cyrus, Billy Ray CD USD $4.99 Buy It Now 6h 38m
Gale Storm - I Hear You Knocking / Never Leave Me - Dot Records 7" 45rpm - EX USD $2.99 Buy It Now 6h 41m
Calm Before the Storm ~ Brandt, Paul CD USD $4.99 Buy It Now 6h 50m
FIESTA EN CABINA V.2 3CD Mix Pinball Fraktal 3 Digital Boy DJ Storm Flip N Fill USD $22.18 Buy It Now 6h 53m
No Summer Storm ~ Smith; Pike CD USD $7.50 Buy It Now 6h 53m
The Storm Still Rages ~ Vincent, Rhonda CD USD $7.99 Buy It Now 6h 54m
NARUTO Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations Best Sound CD USD $7.65 Buy It Now 7h 2m
FUNERATUS - STORM OF VENGEANCE CD - Orig.Mutilation Rec.2002 - krisiun deicide USD $34.99 Buy It Now 7h 26m
PROPHESIA - Eye of the Storm -Remastered / New OBI Japan CD 2014 / Power Metal USD $26.88 Buy It Now 7h 34m
MONICA - AFTER THE STORM (2003) New Sealed CD - So Gone,U Should've Known Better USD $6.99 Buy It Now 7h 35m
Eye Of The Storm, 0824046024123, Instrumental Sounds USD $8.80 Buy It Now 8h 12m
JERRY LEE LEWIS. "LOVIN' UP A STORM / BIG BLON' BABY" LONDON UK 1958 TRI ORIG. USD $15.24 Buy It Now 8h 23m
Tarja Turunen / My Winter Storm CD NEW SEALED Nightwish Kiko Loureiro USD $18.99 Buy It Now 8h 23m
Smokey Robinson "Solo Albums:Volume 2 Quiet Storm/Smokey's Family Robinson CD USD $16.77 Buy It Now 8h 33m
Aretha & Elton John : Through The Storm Record Mirror Advertisement 3x8 USD $5.34 Buy It Now 8h 47m
Phil Vincent-Calm Before the Storm CD NEW USD $15.90 Buy It Now 8h 53m
UNEARTH : THE ONCOMING STORM ORIGINAL CD ALBUM 2004 METAL BLADE RECORDS USD $5.78 Buy It Now 9h 9m
THE V.U - PHOENIX RISING - CD NEW !!!! RARE !!!! The Storm, JOURNEY USD $7.99 Buy It Now 9h 14m
Eddie Harris - Tender Storm CD USD $15.09 Buy It Now 9h 16m
Soul Classics - Quiet Storm-The 80s CD USD $11.19 Buy It Now 9h 16m
OUTLAWS "In the eye of the Storm" Vinyl 33 LP Rock Music Record Album EX 1979 USD $5.20 Buy It Now 9h 34m
HERB WILBORN JR ** Joyride ** QUIET STORM LP - Private Jazz USD $7.63 Buy It Now 9h 34m
STORM, Rutger - Psychological Reasons EP - 12" USD $15.17 Buy It Now 9h 34m
Sandaime J Soul Brothers from EXILE TRIBE STORM RIDERS feat.SLASH CD DVD Japan USD $29.99 Buy It Now 9h 38m
Jerry Lee Lewis - Rockin' Up A Storm, SUN 6641162 Ex Condition Double Vinyl LP USD $22.87 Buy It Now 9h 41m
Darkest Storm - Demons Winter New & Sealed Compact Disc Free Shipping USD $25.34 Buy It Now 9h 56m
DOCTOR'S CHILDREN-TOMORROW I'LL DIE /WINDS OF A STORM-Rare UK Glass 7" PS 1985 USD $2.27 Buy It Now 10h 4m
Vanessa Mae Storm NEW Sealed Indonesia Cassette Tape USD $9.19 Buy It Now 10h 22m
ABSU The first storm of cythraul CD ORG 1st Press OSMOSE 1997 USD $26.00 Buy It Now 10h 30m
Gale Storm-Sentimental Me & Gale Storm 2 LP Albums On 1 CD USD $7.61 Buy It Now 10h 31m
The Shirelles Call Me / There's a Storm Going On 1968 45rpm VG++ USD $15.99 Buy It Now 10h 36m
GALE STORM - LOVE BY THE JUKEBOX LIGHT - ON MY MIND AGAIN - LISTEN - ROCK GIRL USD $4.99 Buy It Now 10h 43m
GROPE desert storm CD PROMO in cardsleeve 1997 Diehard Music Worldwide ?- PCD-29 USD $5.00 Buy It Now 10h 45m
Twisters - After The Storm CD USD $17.69 Buy It Now 10h 48m
Insane Clown Posse - Eye Of The Storm CD USD $13.49 Buy It Now 10h 51m
Storm Of Light - And We Wept The Black Ocean Within CD USD $21.19 Buy It Now 10h 52m
THE STORM*journey-POP/ROCK-greg rolie-TAPE-heavy/metal USD $5.49 Buy It Now 11h
Bronz - Taken By Storm CD 1989 Japan 18DN-61 Teichiku USD $109.00 Buy It Now 11h 9m
0 result found for "THE STORM"
Visit LPCDressisues.com for more results


More places to buy THE STORM music online Buy THE STORM & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
  • AmazonMP3: Search for THE STORM DRM-Free MP3 Downloads @ AmazonMP3 (USA Only) | AmazonMP3 (UK Only)

THE STORM shows & tickets


THE STORM has no upcoming shows, according to LAST.FM syndicated events and shows feed

THE STORM discography


Ordered by release date | Showing ratings (top albums) | Help Progarchives.com to complete the discography and add albums

THE STORM top albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

3.69 | 10 ratings
The Storm
1974
2.14 | 3 ratings
El Dia de la Tormenta
1979

THE STORM Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

THE STORM Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

THE STORM Boxset & Compilations (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

3.00 | 3 ratings
Lost in Time
2013

THE STORM Official Singles, EPs, Fan Club & Promo (CD, EP/LP, MC, Digital Media Download)

THE STORM Reviews


Showing last 10 reviews only
 Lost in Time by STORM, THE album cover Boxset/Compilation, 2013
3.00 | 3 ratings

BUY
Lost in Time
The Storm Heavy Prog

Review by Windhawk
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

3 stars Spanish band STORM, also known as Los Tormentos And The Storm in the earlier parts of their career, was a quartet that started out in the late '60s, releasing their initial debut album in 1974. They broke up following the release of that LP, but reformed a few years later with Pedro Garcia replacing original bassist Jose Torres for a second go with their sophomore production in 1979 before calling it quits again just over a year later. They have in later years been regarded as one of the finest hard rock bands from Spain in the years they were active, but their material has been hard to find for potential buyers. "Lost in Time" is a two-CD set featuring both the albums Storm released back in the '70s.

Storm is a band whose material indeed does merit a CD release. They were a talented band back in the day, and especially their debut album and its hard rock foundation with progressive rock details and occasional full-song excursions into this realm an interesting one also 40 years later. Their second album isn't by far as interesting, more of a time typical excursion into radio-friendly melodic rock in terms of general style, but still with occasional, albeit subdued, slight nods towards progressive rock. A band and a production that merits a check by those who find '70s hard rock, melodic rock and progressive rock to be of a fairly equal interest as far as musical taste is concerned.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

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
 Lost in Time by STORM, THE album cover Boxset/Compilation, 2013
3.00 | 3 ratings

BUY
Lost in Time
The Storm Heavy Prog

Review by Matti
Collaborator Neo-Prog Team

3 stars The best thing in being a reviewer (for a prog magazine in addition to PA) is to receive CD's of artists I would probably never come across myself. This Spanish group is such case. The Storm was founded in Sevilla 1969 as Los Tormentos. Their main influence was DEEP PURPLE. This double deluxe CD (1000 limited edition) includes both albums of their career.

"The Storm " (1974) is hard-riffing heavy rock sung in English. As with Deep Purple, the organ has a big role. I don't enjoy the vocal tracks, the rough singing is very pushed and pretentious as it tries to sound heavy. Some songs are just plain poor and clichéd. There are three instrumentals; with the exception of guitar-heavy 'Experiencia Sin Órgano', meaning Experience Without Organ, they are the highlights for me. All in all this 34-minute album is not spectacular. Hardly it has notable historic value either, unlike e.g. PAN & REGALIZ' sole album from a few years earlier. The production however is quite OK.

After disbanding in 1976 - because of the Army duties - they returned in 1978. Only the bassist had changed. Funnily the two preceding reviews of The Storm prefer the debut over the second album, El Dia de la Tormenta (1979). Well, I enjoy it much more! Firstly, it's good to hear them perform in their own language.

Now the heavy rock aspect is mostly put aside, even the almost-normalized singing is much better. Actually it makes me think of Swedish KAIPA's debut album: it's not quite as high, but the singing style is rather similar. Especially on the opening track, which is the hardest rocking, there still are some heavy rock mannered vocal harmonies and vibrato too. From the second track onwards ('La Luz de Tu Voz' means the light of your voice, I suppose) one hears a notable pop attitude in compositions and playing. A lot had happened in music during those five years, and it's interesting to hear how it shows in The Storm's music. Naturally we must remember that many brave European artists kept on doing fine progressive rock at the risk of being ignored, and unfortunately this album cannot be counted in that category. It simply is too commercial-sounding for that.

But still I like it. The music is not TOO poppy, and there certainly are some progressive elements. Synths come to the fore especially on the two-part instrumental 'Saeta Ensayo', which in its melodic airiness reminds me of some CAMEL stuff. Also the electric guitar gets some soloing, after which the various organ sounds get more playful. 'Lejos de la Civilización' is rather straight-forward simplistic pop song, but a nice one. 'Desde el Mar Y las Estrellas' is very enjoyable song with lots of emotion and elegant soloing for Moog and electric guitar. Really great melodies here! The title track approaches disco-like beat and features a bit outdated synth carpets.

I'm not totally sure if I'll keep this set on my shelves, but it certainly was a pleasure to come across. By the way, if both albums were put in one disc, it would have been only about 72 minutes long. I'm really difficult to charm with multi-folded covers if the illustration is nothing special.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

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
 El Dia de la Tormenta by STORM, THE album cover Studio Album, 1979
2.14 | 3 ratings

BUY
El Dia de la Tormenta
The Storm Heavy Prog

Review by Gerinski
Prog Reviewer

2 stars After their very good 1974 debut which earned them the nick of "the Spanish Deep Purple", from late 1975 the band members had to leave for the then compulsory military service, losing some three years in the process. By the time they could all come together again, 1978, the music scene had changed radically and that heavy prog with Hammond, Blackmore-esque guitar and furious drumming was out of fashion.

With a new bassist Pedro Garcia replacing Jose Torres they attempted to adapt to the new times but there was a clear hesitation regarding the musical direction to take and the result was rather disappointing.

The Hammond is replaced by synths, the early 70's Deep Purple sound is totally gone and it's quite impossible to recognize that this is the same band that recorded that 1974 debut album. The lyrics are now in Spanish, and rather poor by the way.

The style is a rather inconsistent mix of mid 70's prog such as Pink Floyd, commercial pop rock, flamenco-rock (Triana had been very successful in the previous years) and the soft heavy rock made popular at the time by bands like Scorpions or Rainbow.

The opener Este Mundo is far from great but it's decent, you could think of a hard version of Pink Floyd.

La Luz De Tu Voz and Desde El Mar y Las Estrellas are decent ballads but nothing remarkable.

The instrumental Saeta Ensayo, split in two parts by the LP format with Part 1 on side A and Part 2 on side B was probably intended to be the link to prog, it explores some variations on the main keyboard melodic line but it's rather weak.

Lejos De La Civilizacion and El Dia De La Tormenta are simply dispensable pop songs.

This was the last album by a band who should have delivered much more, the talent was there but they fell prey of the weak economics in Spain at the time, the military service break of its members and the fall of prog in the second half of the 70's.

Keyboardist Luis Genil died in 2004 and while the band has reunited for some gigs it does not seem likely that they will be back with good prog music on studio.

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

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
 The Storm by STORM, THE album cover Studio Album, 1974
3.69 | 10 ratings

BUY
The Storm
The Storm Heavy Prog

Review by Gerinski
Prog Reviewer

4 stars Known as "the Spanish Deep Purple", The Storm (most Spanish people know them as just Storm) were formed in the Andalusian city of Sevilla in the late 60's by twin brothers Angel and Diego Ruiz (guitar and drums respectively and both sharing the duties as lead singers), their cousin Luis Genil (organ & backing vocals) and Jose Torres (bass & backing vocals). Their original name was Tormentos meaning Torments, but while doing gigs in Madrid the manager of the concert venue Barbarella suggested them to look for a more English-sounding name, and since the very similar Spanish word Tormenta means Storm the choice was made.

Storm became loved for their powerful live performances, they supported Queen in Barcelona in December 1974 and Freddie Mercury had only praises for them and was surprised that they did not have international exposure, he and Roger Taylor went personally to their dressing room to congratulate them and after having seen Diego's drum solo Roger did not dare playing his on that evening's show. Diego was indeed a great drummer and his solos were spectacular, he would leave the drumkit and continue soloing tapping with his feet and drumming on anything he could find with the drumsticks, and Angel's guitar solos were no less of a show, emulating Hendrix, Page & co playing his Strat with his teeth, a drumstick or a glass.

They played proggy hard rock much in the style of Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin or Atomic Rooster, with the interplays between guitar and Hammond and a very powerful drumming being their signature features.

In 1974 they finally released this debut album, recorded basically live at Madrid's Audiofilm studio in a record time of 4 and a half hours. Most lyrics are in English interspersed with a bit of Spanish but clearly the lyrics were not the focus point. The original vinyl is highly priced in the collectors world.

I've Gotta Tell Your Mama and It's All Right are just hardrockers, not bad but not too interesting from a prog perspective. Then we have some hard rocking songs but which add some juice by incorporating some time signature changes or interesting shifts, these include I'm Busy, Woman Mine and I Don't Know. Great songs.

And then we have the three great instrumental tracks which are the real meat for proggers: Un Señor Llamado Fernandez De Cordoba (dedicated to their eccentric manager Jose Luis Fernandez De Cordoba) and Crazy Machine are all about great interplays between guitar and Hammond (Crazy Machine including a 2 min drum solo), and the closer Experiencia Sin Organo (Organ-less Experience) which is pure guitar delight in a Zeppelinesque style.

Fans of the best Deep Purple will love this one. Unfortunately the compulsory military service prevented them from staying alive from 1975 to 1978, and by that time the music scene had changed a lot, they would release a 2nd and last album in 1979 but with a rather different style and little success.

You can watch a 30 min performance on a 1975 spanish TV show here, just add http:// in front of this tu.tv/videos/storm-concierto-en-directo-en-tve-1975

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

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
Thanks to nightfly for the artist addition.

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

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 2.16 seconds