Kings X - Black Like Sunday
Artist: Kings X (www.kingsxonline.com)
Title: Black Like Sunday
Label: Metal Blade (www.metalblade.com)
Genre: Rock: Progressive, Metal, Heavy, Art, Hard, Christian
From now on when someone says Kings X, I will always think-Three guys and a lot of noise. Well there is much more to them than just noise, they make incredibly good music and sound like a 5 piece rather than a trio. Jerry Gaskill (drums, vocals), Doug Pinnick (bass, vocals) and Ty Tabor (guitar, vocals, producer, mastering, mixing), are three awesomely talented dudes that have their act together and their chops down like clockwork. Their timing is like a precision Swiss watch.
Black Like Sunday is sonic progressive metal fest filled with hooks and Beatlesque vocals. Think of The Beatles playing heavy metal and you have what Kings X sounds like. Although it is easy to plop them into a genre their style and approach is another matter entirely. Just when you anticipate a more predictable pattern in their sound, they break away and change direction and blast you right out your listening chair with a barrage of guitar, bass and drums.
This music has a tension and aura that I really like. It is loud and brash but in the same instance beautiful and striking. You have to have a strong leaning towards metal and prog to dig this music for what it is worth. This band is one of the most talented today and for some reason they have never broke it big like they should have. Who knows, this may be the time for a broader audience to discover them. Either way, I believe their core audience will absolutely love this CD and I know a huge audience of listeners is out there waiting to devour everything they have to offer.
1. Won't Turn Back - 3:32
2. Johnny - 3:31
3. Finished- 3:24
4. Save Us - 3:49
5. Bad Luck - 2:53
6. Screamer - 4:08
7. Working Man - 4:22
8. Danger Zone - 3:27
9. Rock Pile - 4:27
10. Dreams - 2:36
11. Two - 2:49
12. Down - 3:43
13. Black Like Sunday - 11:36
14. You're the Only One - 2:15
King's X - Producer
Jerry Gaskill - Drums, Vocals
Doug Pinnick - Bass, Vocals
Ty Tabor - Guitar, Vocals, Producer, Mastering, Mixing
» MusicDish Review: Kenn Rowell Music Video "It's Good To Be Back"
» MusicDish Music Video Review: "CPR (Start Again)" by Metaract
» Rapper Produkt Releases Inspiring Music Video For His Single "Daddy Was A Dope Boy"
» Kylie Marcus Combines Of Funk And R&B With "Yellow Shirt"
» Searching For Sugar Man: Story Of A Forgotten Prodigy
Open Review Directory
» [2018-09-16] Live Nation Electronic Asia Inks Deal With Budweiser For Creamfields Festivals; Together, Creamfields And Budweiser Will Focus On Building Entirely New Content For Dedicated Electronic Music Fans Throughout Asia
» [2018-08-23] Andy Ma Appointed Warner Music China CEO; Andy Ma Has Also Been Appointed EVP, Commercial And Business Development For Greater China
» [2018-08-23] IndieOn Connects Music To The Blockchain; IndieOn Is Confident Of Creating A "music Miner" Who Listens More And Grow Their Token Value
» [2018-06-23] The 2018 MIDEM Silk Road International Music Alliance Signing; International Music Industries Signing Of A Mutual Resource Sharing Agreement With Shanghai Conservatory Of Music & The China Records Group
» [2018-06-06] Screen Music Connect To Explore The Music Of Film, Television And Interactive Media; Created By James Hannigan, Award-winning Composer And Game Music Connect Co-founder, Screen Music Connect Builds On The Success Of The Sold-out Game Music Conferences
» [2018-06-05] Fred Casimir To Develop BMG's Global Recordings Business; As Well As Building BMG's European Infrastructure, Casimir Was Instrumental In Developing BMG's Recordings Business
» [2018-06-03] 13 Music Label Sold To MTN; DSN Music Spins Off Record Label To Albuquerque Music Entrepreneur's New Group
» [2018-06-02] CISAC 2018 Annual Report; A Comprehensive Overview Of The Confederation's Work To Serve 4 Million Creators And 239 Authors Societies Across The World
» [2018-06-02] MusicDish Announces A Love Electric 2018 China Tour; The Tour Will Crisscross Through China With 12 Shows In 8 Cities, Including Guangzhou, Dongguan, Zhuhai, Shenzhen, Kunming, Jiaxin, Wuhan And Beijing
» [2018-06-02] Darcus Beese Named President Of Island Records; Renowned U.K. Music Executive To Join Universal Music Group's U.S. Label Leadership
» [2018-05-17] Avant-Garde Label Maybe Noise Launches In Beijing; The Official Launch Will Be On May 26 At Magnet Theater With A Performance Supporting Its First Vinyl Release: Píng Zč
» [2018-05-04] Award-Winning Lithuanian Rock Band Colours Of Bubbles "She Is The Darkness" 2018 China Tour; The Tour Will Kickoff In Shanghai Where The Band Will Represent Lithuania During The Country's Signing To The Silk Road Music Alliance
follow MusicDish on