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Heavy Metal’s Greatest Guitar Teams
With the exception of Black Sabbath, early heavy metal was built upon a foundation of two-guitar bands. Whether it was the sturdy rhythm/lead axis of Scorpions' Rudolf Schenker and Uli Jon Roth or Judas Priest's legendary K.K. Downing and Glen Tipton team, metal with two guitars is usually twice is good as metal with just one...
Fates Warning, ‘Parallels’ — Rediscovered Steel
Fates Warning has been on top of the progressive metal heap for over 3 decades. Formed in Connecticut in 1983, the band has had its share of member changes, but the quality of their forward-thinking songwriting has never waned. Their early material found Fates fronted by John Arch, a singer who loved pushing the higher register of his voice...
Redemption’s Ray Alder Isn’t Jaded in the Most Jaded City in the World
Redemption vocalist Ray Alder, who also fronts Fates Warning, is based in Los Angeles, a city with a reputation for being jaded and fast-moving. Yet on the band's third album, 'Snowfall on Judgment Day,' the singer reflects on plenty of universal human situations, like love, longing and loss, with a keen eye, all of which are set to a background of progressive, guitar-driven music...
Redemption’s Ray Alder Juggles Two Bands With Ease
Singing for Redemption and Fates Warning means that vocalist Ray Alder has two jobs. But he's not exactly moonlighting! He juggles his jobs with relative ease and poise. "When one band is on, one band is off," Alder told Noisecreep. "We're writing a Fates record now and I'm doing promo for Redemption, and it's difficult...
Redemption Don’t Really Listen to Much Prog
Prog is oftentimes a dirty word to non-prog fans. It conjures up images of noodly and lengthy guitar solos, and an excess of intricate parts that often appeal to a finely-tuned ear. So, just how does a band like Redemption, featuring Fates Warning vocalist Ray Alder, clean up the perception of prog with their new album, 'Snowfall on Judgment Day'...

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