Jul 222020
 

Prolific front man Dale Thompson (Bride, Perpetual Paranoia, N.O.G) and his band mate Alan Zaring (multi-instrumentalist) have released the second single from their new album, entitled “Nothing’s as Real as It Seems” which is released earlier this year.

Zaring says: This album is our most ambitious project to date, where we push the limits of heavy music more than we have in our first two albums.  The album is a loose concept project, with many inter-related parts, some hidden and some not-so-hidden.  We hope our fresh approach to making music will be a blessing to you and that you will enjoy it. 

The video ‘Rainbow’s End’ can be seen below.

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Jan 252020
 

“Nothing’s As Real As It Seems” is the third album by alt metallers The World Will Burn. This transcontinental collaboration includes Dale Thompson on vocals, Alan Zaring on guitars and other instruments and Aaron Bushong on drums. There are also guest appearances by Troy Thompson (co-founder, Bride) and Tim Bushong, who produced the album.

I didn’t anticipate how groovy “Nothing’s As Real As It Seems” would be. Big guitars and bigger drums hit you on “Sins And Tragedies”, and Dale unleashes all kinds of fury on the mic. The care Tim took to balance all the elements deserves special mention. You’ll hear it in how Dale’s
voice, first singing and then screaming in the chorus fits despite the great differences in delivery.

The band sets a soulful, contemplative mood with the solo guitar that leads “Love and Life”, but breaks through any restraint in the first verse. I like this diversity, and I’m only two songs in! There’s a moody organ and vocalisations that push “Love and Life” off-kilter, like the world of the song is off balance. This sense of “nothing is as it seems” is brought into sharp focus later, in “Boxing Ring”. As I listen to the album, I am challenged by the lyrics. Why would no one believe in hell? Have we become as those who believe only in what the eye can see, and in what scientific experiments can measure?

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Dec 152019
 

Prolific front man Dale Thompson (Bride, Perpetual Paranoia, N.O.G) and his band mate Alan Zaring ( multi-instrumentalist) recently announced the release of their latest and third album, entitled “Nothing’s as Real as It Seems”. The album features 12 new tracks, with 3 additional bonus tracks for those that purchase the album on their website. – Check out the lyric video for their brand new song “Sins and Tragedies” below.

According to Thompson, “This was one my favorite recording projects ever. I was able to write lyrics that really provoke thought and imagery. We were able to paint a very vivid picture. It is brilliant from start to finish and certainly shows a maturity as song writers from the previous two.” Zaring adds “I really think we recorded a game changer here. The intensity of this album is off the charts. We really figured out the difference between heavy and just loud.”

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Nov 012019
 

Prolific front man Dale Thompson (Bride, Perpetual Paranoia, N.O.G) and his band mate Alan Zaring ( multi-instrumentalist) have announced the release of their latest and third album, entitled “Nothing’s as Real as It Seems”. The album features 12 new tracks, with 3 additional bonus tracks for those that purchase the album on their website.

According to Thompson, “This was one my favorite recording projects ever. I was able to write lyrics that really provoke thought and imagery. We were able to paint a very vivid picture. It is brilliant from start to finish and certainly shows a maturity as song writers from the previous two.” Zaring adds “I really think we recorded a game changer here. The intensity of this album is off the charts. We really figured out the difference between heavy and just loud.”

Zaring continues “This collection of songs brings together in sharp focus everything we have been trying to do for the past few years. It is fresh, new and different. The emotions of this album make it very special and we could not be more proud”.

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Dec 262018
 

The World Will Burn first arrived on the heavy music scene in 2016 with their debut album “Severity” (review). Hard to describe, but certainly different, the band achieved critical acclaim and showed some impressive staying power on the Amazon alternative metal charts. Fronted by singer Dale Thompson, best known as the long time singer for the highly popular band Bride, the group followed up quickly with the album “RuiNation” in 2017 (review). “RuiNation” took a big step for the band, with more mature musical renderings that continued the bands totally different/vaguely familiar song arrangements. “RuiNation” expanded the band’s popularity and put them solidly as one of the fastest rising bands in the hard rock genre.

With the success of their first two albums under their belt, why would The World Will Burn change things up on their third album? Simple, says co-founder and multi-instrumentalist Alan Zaring. “I have always felt that our weak spot was the drumming on our first two albums. I hacked it out the best I could, mainly programming anything complex. At the same time, I didn’t want to give up too much control over the process, and really didn’t know who would be a good fit. When Dale reached out to Michael, I started to listen to his music and knew immediately he was the perfect drummer for TWWB said Zaring. “It turns out he is a super cool guy as well as being a world-class drummer”. Continue reading »