August 05 – Review by Stefan – ECHOSOUL – THE END OF DARKNESS (No Dust Records)

As a fan of US Power Metal music, the debut “The End Of Darkness” by Indiana based EchoSoul is a product that you should definitely add to your collection, a mandatory purchase is the only way out ! Founded in 2019 by songwriter, lead/rhythm guitarist Guy Hinton, on this miraculously effort album he gets the help of a number of guest musicians including the most famous Tim ‘Ripper’ Owens and Rob Lundgren, the singer of the Spanish Metal band Reveal. Dutch label No Dust Records released this world class debut some time ago like a thief in the night, I want to say that I was informed by a Metal brother, named Nico ‘Mr Hell’ De Vreese, a golden tip turned out to be !

Progressively tinted Power Metal is the order of the day ! The vocal lines are unbelievably good, no matter who is responsible for this. Powerful and pure sung with regularly a heavenly demonstration of coveted,  high pitched style of singing. The way this album was put together speaks to my imagination, literally everything on it fits like pieces to a puzzle… I tell you, it’s rare down to the smallest details ! The sound of the drums and the rock solid bass lines are brought with great power and precision. Regarding the guitar works you hear on “The End Of Darkness” can be briefly described as pitch perfect! With a lot of elegance you get to hear the most ingenious riffs and leads, as a fan of shred guitars I am completely at my beck and call ! READ MORE…