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A-Z

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Format:
Long Play Vinyl
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
12-08-2022
Genres:
Barcode:
039841600919
Packaging:
Slip Sleeve (CD or Vinyl)
Catalog Number:
160091
160091
160091

Description

For Fan Of: Journey, Rainbow, Kansas, Fates Warning, Armored Saint, Van Halen, Scorpions, Arch/Matheos, Warlord, Jethro Tull When Mark Zonder, famed former Fates Warning and Warlord drummer, started working on material in early 2020 he had a very clear vision for the band he wanted to put together. "I wanted to have a very accessible band that would appeal to the masses and would lead to the ability to tour larger venues. I knew from myself and the others that I would recruit, it would have some sophisticated music parts but the big hook was the main priority." The result was A-Z, reuniting him with Fates Warning vocalist Ray Alder, Warlord/Steve Vai/Ring of Fire bassist Philip Bynoe, guitarist Joop Wolters and keyboardist Vivien Lalu, the combination of these players stirring up a very specific kind of magic that could not be replicated. The goal was always the same: shorter songs and getting right to the chorus, no twelve-minute songs, and everyone found it easy working to this remit. With everything else coming together nicely, finding the right singer was the hardest aspect of the whole process.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Run Away
  3. The Far Side of the Horizon
  4. At the Waters Edge
  5. Rise Again
  6. Window Panes
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