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Red - End of Silence

5.00
Reviewer :
Kaj Roth Format: Album
Year: 2006
Label: Essential/Sony
Genre: Christian Rock
Producer: Rob Graves
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Location:Nashville,USA
Discography:End of Silence (2006)
Bandmembers:Mike Barnes - Vocals,Anthony Armstron - Guitar/Vocals,Randy Armstrong - Bass/Keyboards,Jasen Rauch - Guitar,Hayden Lamb - Drums
Influences:Linkin Park,Chevelle,Muse
Will appeal to fans of:Cold,Audrey Horne,Depswa,Falling up
Album tracks Total length:41,44
1.Intro (1,00)
2.Breathe into me (3,34)
3.Let go (5,15)
4.Already over (4,25)
5.Lost (5,15)
6.Pieces (5,58)
7.Break me down (4,15)
8.Wasting time (3,21)
9.Gave it all away (3,13)
10.Hide (5,28)
11.Already over Part.2 (5,12)
Comments:This album is huge!
Red combines epic rock with massive riffs and passionate vocals,their type of modern rock has been done before but they have added one more thing to make it one size bigger than the common modern rock album - ohyeah,I?m talking about big orchestral arrangements which in some moments almost feels symphonic.
The Linkin Park vibes are all over this album except for the rap part,vocalist Mike Barnes sings instead and he truly has a powerful voice that suits the music just fine.
"End of Silence" could very well be a motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg coz it sounds like it has been recorded in the biggest studio ever with the most expensive sound team on this planet.
Without the strings and the production,the songs are perhaps only worth a 3 star rating.
How will they do it live? With samples and a clicktrack or a real orchestra?

Tracklisting 1. Intro (End of Silence)
2. Breathe Into Me
3. Let Go
4. Already Over
5. Lost
6. Pieces
7. Break Me Down
8. Wasting Time
9. Gave It All Away
10. Hide
11. Already Over, Pt. 2


Comments 

Melodic Net Comments 

Caden
The song, Already Over is what started me on the band Red. Ilove everything about the music. its, just... wow

Rock Star
This is one of the best written, produced and executed CDs ever constructed. There are few pieces of work that I can listen from start to finish and start all over again and again and again. You want to come back for more. This is up there with the best albums ever produced. Outstanding!!

Bengt Rist
It,s an ok album. Highlights are "already over" and "Pieces". As a quality label, i?m mentioning that the album was mixed by Ben Grosse.

roger vandendriessche
album of the year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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