65 minutes with music is much music and this is powerful distinctive music that brings to mind Evergrey, Dream Theater and Rush to name a few. Lyrically it is a concept album dealing with UFOs, alien abductions and X-Files’-type themes. Dark, heavy and menacing but still very melodic.
The Chicago born guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Johnny Engstrøm is the maestro in the band He started to play guitar at the age of 12 and has been playing in bands ever since. He has been a fulltime working musician since 1992, doing what he loves most; teaching guitar, helping kids forming bands, song writing and playing in front of a live audience.
At a young age he moved to Karlskoga, Sweden, a town that had a blooming music scene. His parents owned a summer cottage near the town Nora, were he made friends with the talented Abba guitarist Lasse Wellander,, who inspired him to develop his guitar skills.
Johnny Engsstrøm formed Dead End Street together with bass player Niklas Høberg and drummer Galle Johansson, a band that showed strong influences from Rush, The Police and U2. The trio blended a lot of different styles, making them into their own. The band played a large number of gigs, festivals, made records and had a few television appearances and some radio airplay.
1. Falling (6:53)
2. The Other Side (9:20)
3. Night Drive (7:51)
4. Ghost Rider (7:45)
5. Circles (7:22)
6. Spirit Inside Of Me (9:07)
7. Magic Wand (7:25)
8. 1979 (9:17)
Total Time 65:00
Johnny Engstrom-guitars, vocals
Produced by Lennart Karlsson and Dead End Space