RE: John West AND Royal Hunt recommendations wante
Posted by: John Q ()
Date: June 13, 2000 10:26AM

Steve, yes that's DC on 'Message' - it's from their best album, 'Paradox'. The first 2 RH discs are god awful and have a different singer, so stay away from anything but the Cooper-era stuff. 'Fear' is/was a big letdown and John West is completely wasted in that band - biggest mistake he ever made is join RH coz' they sure as well don't seem to be going anywhere - but down.

The guitar players on 'Permanent Mark' are Jeff Kollman (Mogg/Way, Edwin Dare, Cosmosquad) and Scott Stine (Haji's Kitchen, Enaic Requiem). Both are absolutely phenomenal - Scott's an all-out shredder while Jeff, who can rip it up as well, brings more of a jazzy-Schenker-on-steroids vibe to the table - very tasty licks. Both Scott and Jeff contribute songs on PM - the rest was written by George Bellas who must have bailed before the recording for some reason. My fave songs are 'Permanent Mark', which is Jeff's, and 'Pariah' by Scott, but everything is very, very good - even most of the Bellas stuff. Easily one of the most underrated metal albums of the late 90's IMO.

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John West - recommendations wanted! 190Steve, Denmark06/11/2000 06:40PM
RE: John West - recommendations wanted! 102John Q06/11/2000 07:53PM
Small correction! 110 sabatar 06/12/2000 04:58AM
RE: Small correction! 109John Q06/12/2000 05:49AM
RE: John West - recommendations wanted! 102 Dave 06/12/2000 02:35PM
John West AND Royal Hunt recommendations wanted! 100Steve, Denmark06/13/2000 04:36AM
RE: John West AND Royal Hunt recommendations wante112John Q06/13/2000 10:26AM


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