New SANDSTONE video “King Of Cipher” available.
SANDSTONE have shot a video for their song “King Of Cipher”, taken from their latest release ‘Delta Viridian’.
The video, directed by Theo and Jana Grossmannová, was filmed on location on their native turf on the coast of Ireland.
SANDSTONE – Delta Viridian
With this, their fourth album, SANDSTONE give the fans a perfectly prepared album which will make not only fans of progged metal structures happy, but also those who prefer fisty, hard compositions. The cleverly designed mixture of Power and Progressive elements with a large dose of melody attract comparison with the greats of the scene, such as Fates Warning, Queensryche, Pagan’s Mind, Symphony X or Vanden Plas and also convinced Tim “Ripper” Owens to add some guestvocals!
- 01. Cat’s Cradle / 1:34
- 02. Almost Grateful / 7:02
- 03. King Of Cipher / 5:07
- 04. Winter / 5:29
- 05. Red Mist / 6:52
- 06. Cartesia / 4:36
- 07. Promise Me / 3:38
- 08. Monument / 6:20
- 09. Beneath The Scars / 4:19
- 10. Fortress / 5:12
- 11. Transgression / 5:17
- 12. Vitruvian Man / 9:13
Total playing time 64:34
- Third album with clear focus on the music, and a clear talent for melodies.
- Varied mix of power metal, progressive rock and melodic metal. Characterized by superb melodies and powerful guitars.
- Guestvocals by Tim “Ripper” Owens.
- For fans of Pagan’s Mind, Symphony X, Queensryche, old style Fates Warning.
- Excellent reviews for their previous three releases.
- European tour with ex-Judas Priest singer Tim “Ripper” Owens.
EXCALION – High Time
A versatile mixture of classic Progressive Metal elements, intoxicating melodies plus a decent heaviness. Stylistically, the band hovers between Sonata Arctica, Nocturnal Rites, Stratovarius, Lovex and Thunderstone, without losing any of its own musical identity. “High Time” won’t disappoint any fan digging classy melodic songs with some progressive elements.
- 01. Enter A Life / 4:07
- 02. From Somewhere To Anywhere / 3:48
- 03. Sun Stones / 4:52
- 04. The Flags In Line / 6:16
- 05. Bring On The Storm / 4:51
- 06. The Shroud / 4:35
- 07. Firewood / 4:44
- 08. Lifetime / 3:33
- 09. Quicksilver / 4:10
- 10. A Walk On A Broken Road / 5:11
- 11. Foreversong / 4:05
Total playing time 48:23
- excellent timeless mixture of Melodic, Power, and Progressive Metal
- for fans of Sonata Arctica, Nocturnal Rites, Stratovarius, Thunderstone, and Lovex
- the second album “Waterlines” got extremely positive reviews by international media