Best Sons of Apollo SongsSons Of Apollo is a band that released its debut album on the 20th of October 2017. It contains various people from bands of the past such as Mike Portnoy (ex drummer of Dream Theater, Adrenaline Mob and Avenged Sevenfold) and Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex guitarist of Gun N' Roses). All in all, I think that this band is great and recommend giving them a listen if you enjoy listening to hard rock and metal.
I really love the Egyptian sound that they went for in this track, all of the instruments are really well played and the vocals sound amazing. Portnoy's drumming is also awesome (just like always). I would be remiss if I didn't mention the great solo around the 6 minute mark that then goes through many different stages, each more amazing than the last.
Well, the song definitely fits its title. The bassline in this song is the first thing that I must praise, because it's really amazing, especially when I can barely hear the bass in a lot of their other songs. The riffs in this song are all extremely good, and the solos are ridiculous. The weird offbeat timing in this song is another things that I find to be great.
As the first song ever released by the band, I must say that it definitely got me hyped for the possibilities of the band. It combines more traditional metal with progressive elements, especially the solo. I also find the harmony used in the song adds so much to it. It's also a surprisingly heavy song, considering my initial expectations that this band would sound a lot like dream theater.
This song definitely fits the title of the album the song came from, it really does sound psychotic. The chaotic instrumentals combined with the extremely bizarre vocal patterns make for one hell of a listen, with fast solos thrown into the mix as well. All in all, a really good song.
The vocals in this song in particular are amazing. The slower pace to this song is used to its full effect as it adds so much more oomph to every drum beat and guitar note. The outro of this song is also amazing.
A fairly poppy song, but the vocals and the amazing instrumentation give the song a lot of depth. It sounds a lot like something the Poets of the Fall would write, minus the solo.
A fairly simple song. The vocals aren't quite as good as in many other songs, but they are still quite strong and powerful. Either way, the song feels like an old song in terms of melody and structure, as well as general feel, but with modern technology used instead, which is quite nice to listen to either way.
This is definitely one of the songs that veers towards the progressive act. It's fairly slow, but shows off a lot of technical prowess through the solos and riff.
I have always had a soft spot for minute long instrumentals, this one is no exception. There isn't much to say other than I really like the fast and precise playing.