January's Album Spotlight
Theatre Of Redemption by Harmony is in the album spotlight for January. This is the third full length release from the Swedish melodic metal band and features Daniel Heiman [ex. Lost Horizon, Heed] on vocals on all tracks. The album was mixed by Fredrik Nordström and Henrik Udd at Studio Fredman [At The Gates, In Flames, Hammerfall] and mastered by Thomas "Plec" Johansson [Scar Symmetry, Watain]. The strong and diverse songs, the emotional and technical guitar playing by Markus Sigfridsson and the fantastic vocals provided by Daniel Heiman brings Harmony up to the same level as the biggest bands in the melodic metal genre. Just listen and you will see. Follow Harmony into the Theatre of Redemption..
January's Classic Spotlight
Rise Up (25th Anniversary Edition) by Daniel Band is in the classic spotlight for January. This album was originally released in 1986 and then re-mastered and re-issued on Retroactive Records in 2012 with a cover of the Darrell Mansfield classic "That's Alright" as a bonus track. This was the Toronto band's fourth release and one of their heavier albums. Some of the most notable tracks include; "Rise Up", "Bethel", "Call His Name", and "Rock You". The group originated in 1979 in suburban Toronto, Ontario, and were based out of a Brethren Assembly in Scarborough, Ontario called Bendale Bible Chapel which held a weekly coffeehouse, The One Way Inn, in its church basement and featured various Christian rock groups that the band members played in.