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Solstice Coil


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3 stars Solstice Coil is a band formed in Tel Aviv, Isrel, in 2001. Natural Causes (2011) is their second album. The album was recorded during 2 years in Bardo Studios.

A bit of Dream Theater can be heard across the whole album, especially in the first track 'Questions Irrelevant'. You can also hear Opeth and Riverside influences in tracks like 'Fall Schedules' and you can have a deja vu feeling.

'I Know' and 'Human Again' has Yatziv Caspi and Yaniv Shalev as the main men. They also have a ballads called 'Singalong Deathtrap' and 'Walking Graveyards' that are pretty moments. The later one remembering a mix between Riverside and Porcupine Tree.

'Too Many Regreats' is Prog Metal again and 'Moral Oxidation' has a modern approach, like The Mars Volta & Coheed and Cambria. 'Designed Instincts' is dramatic and 'Recipe For Eternity' closes the album on a high note.

Solstice Coil don't focus their strenghts only in complexity and have a broader influence. Natural Causes (2011) is a very good album, but the deja vu moments are everywhere, maybe too much influence. Waiting for the next album.

ProgShine | 3/5 |


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