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4 stars The Japanese progressive rock trio GERARD is one of the most well known names in this genre from Japan. The band is lead by the keyboard player Toshio Egawa (ex. EARTHSHAKER, NOVELA, SCHEHERAZADE). Toshio is the main reason why GERARD have so many similarities to EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER. His virtuous keyboard playing brings ELP to mind and the band is a trio, just like ELP. What differs these to bands though, is that GERARD is heavier, almost towards hard rock now and then. They also have more instrumental songs than ELP. We're not talking about any ELP clones here; ELP is just mentioned to give you a hint of how GERARD sounds like. Their musical skills are breath taking, and hopefully this Musea release will help them to gain some attention even outside Japan. Because they really deserves it! Check it out!
Greger | 4/5 |


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