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EdgeOverEdge: Beautiful and brutal, humorous and dead-pan serious

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EdgeOverEdge try to push the boundaries on their self-titled debut album, and deliver an amalgam of rock, metal, pop, and prog. From the town of Cherryvale in the Southeast corner of Kansas best known for its connection to I Love Lucy and The Bloody Benders, EdgeOverEdge carries that same sensibility of polar extremes… beautiful and brutal, humorous and dead-pan serious, instantly familiar yet uniquely themselves. Such large contrasts often lead to very exciting music. The track Mountain Breather,

This is how EdgeOverEdge describe themselves, «EdgeOverEdge is a hard rock / metal trio out of Cherryvale, KS. Blending the punishing, groove laden riffs of metal with some southern oriented licks, vocals ranging from soulful to full on monster and a rhythm section that rolls deep and hard».

EdgeOverEdge have been playing local and regional festivals and clubs. EdgeOverEdge has made a name for themselves as being a straight forward, diversified rock machine… with a bit of a sense of humor. The line-up, Zachary Lyon – drums & backing Vocals, Quentin Austin – bass & backing vocals, Mathew Austin – vocals & guitar.

EdgeOverEdge’s eagerly anticipated, self-titled debut on Sliptrick Records blurs the line between rock and metal. It is a testament to the influences that permeate the band’s sound, from the corners of the Earth to the Midwest United States. Conforming to no genre, setting no limits on creativity, EdgeOverEdge has crafted an album that is special in its own right but instantly familiar at the same time. The track Long Time Comin` is a funky number that turns everything up to 11 in the chorus!

From the blistering, up tempo opener, Status Quo, that probably will have you screaming for more cowbell while throwing elbows in the pit, to the gritty, blues-rock-prog of Embrace The Darkness, that has an ending out of left field, yet feels completely natural. Sleazy metal sounded pretty good on the track The Bitch Of The Bunch! Take in the story of The Greeter and hold on for the ride! Journey to the crossroads with The Prince & the Prophet, in a laid back, blues meets doom strut that simply oozes vibe! Kickin’ It Down is a straight forward rocker dedicated to all those who put their lives on the line for ours.

The Devil’s In The Details goes from mild mannered rock song with soaring vocals into a pit-friendly, savage call out to posers. Our Time is a rocker that never takes its eye off the ball, just like the baseball lingo it’s written with. Mountain Breather is the newest track by this trio and delivers on both musicality and intensity! Doom, doom, DOOM! It will leave you out of breath!

Vocals that rage and serenade are backed by tightly woven harmonies. Guitars that live in the pocket and drip grooves. Technically proficient beats that are not always what’s expected but always deliver the goods! And a bottom end that knows when to simply hold the song together and when to show off the musical prowess.

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Om Ulf Backstrøm (4275 Artikler)
Mitt hovedfokus er musikk som er basert på progressiv tenking. Jeg er på ingen måte ensporet innen musikksmak, i likhet med intensjonen bak prog. Sjangerbegrepet er egentlig temmelig uinteressant annet enn til å gi en pekepinn om hva slags musikk det er snakk om i en anmeldelse. Jeg søker god musikk for å utfordre meg som lytter. God musikk til å trigge mine musikalske smaksløker, og til å sette i gang mine refleksjoner. Da er sjansen stor for at jeg utvikler meg og lærer, noe som bør være drivstoff for et hvert menneske. Fordi det å lære og utvikle seg er noe som tilfører livet en nødvendig porsjon "krydder". Slikt krydderet finner man blant annet i musikk. Ikke overraskende mener jeg at progressiv musikk har den fineste "smaken". På den annen side kan musikk med eller uten progressive elementer være godt nok til hverdags. Til fest derimot holder bare rendyrket prog! Må jo også få med at jeg rimelig kritisk, og jeg mener at det lages mye prog som er i beste fall uinteressant, og faktisk mye som er pinlig dårlig. Heldigvis oppveies dette av ekstremt dyktige aktører som for eksempel: Flower Kings, Mostly Autumn og White Willow, for å nevne noen tilfeldig valgte.
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