Aug 192015

worldview_earth__logo_021Worldview is a powerhouse Prog Metal band that is made up of veteran musicians from iconic bands such as Sacred Warrior, Deliverance, Recon and Vengeance Rising. Setting out to blast the world with their new Metal along with a powerful message. Recently we had the opportunity to do an interview with Rey Parra and George Ochoa. They talk about the beginning of Worldview, future plans, the recording process of “The Chosen Few” and much more:

TMR: Hello George and Rey, this is ‘The Metal Resource’ from Holland, how are things going there in California ?

George: Hello to all in Holland. California is hot right now (weather wise). I almost wished that I lived in Europe because metal is alive and well there. Too much pop and rap music out here. Continue reading »

May 032015

worldview_artwork.small Worldview formed in Los Angeles when George Rene Ochoa (Deliverance, Recon, Vengeance Rising) and Rey Parra (Sacred Warrior) spoke soon after their mutual friend Rick Macias (Sacred Warrior) passed away. He had always encouraged them to form a band together even though they lived miles apart. So George and Rey decided to form a band to honour their friend and thus Worldview was born.

George Rene Ochoa (guitars, keyboards & backing vocals) and Rey Parra (lead vocals) completed the line-up with John Gonzales (Recon, Deliverance) on drums and Todd Libby on bass guitar and keyboards. Ronson Webster also joined them as co-songwriter and background vocal guru. Worldview originally formed in January 2013 and released their first single in March 2013. But the road to releasing an album is not always as straight-forward as you might expect, with the much anticipated release seeing the light of day on 22 May 2015. Their style has been described as modern metal which is vocally harmonized, engaging, head pounding and fist pumping.

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Mar 182015

worldview_bandThe debut album entitled “The Chosen Few” from the US melodic metal band Worldview will be released on May 22nd in Europe and on May 26th in North America through M24 Music Group. Check out an album teaser  below.

Worldview features members from iconic bands like Sacred Warrior, Deliverance and Recon.

“The Chosen Few” is packed with a host of celebrity guest players: Oz Fox (Stryper) playing a blazing lead guitar, Les Carlsen (Bloodgood) laying down a dramatic guest vocal, Jimmy P. Brown (Deliverance) cutting some low and powerful background vocals.  Larry Farkas (Vengeance Rising, Die Happy) shredding with his tasty licks, Armand Meinbardis (Rob Rock) dazzling with his violin and piano playing, and Niki Bente gracing the record with her lovely voice on the title track. Continue reading »