Jun 182021

Classic hardcore influence woven into melodic rock and atmospheric guitars—Meadows delivers it all while tending toward the current of modern hardcore. The Birmingham, Alabama 5-piece have been compared to contemporaries Counterparts and Defeater, as well as genre masters mewithoutYou and La Dispute, and are slated to play Furnace Fest 2021 this September.

Meadows‘ first single for Facedown drops today and is titled ‘The Depths.’ Over the next few months it will come together with future singles and constitute an EP. The 3-song collection, “In Those Days & Also After Part III,” will be released on August 20.

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May 112012

When I was asked to review this album, I was told that it wasn’t metal, so I was not sure what to expect. Premnath Gonesh is the keyboard player for the band Slechtvalk, and this is his first solo album/project.

Not having much information on this album, I anxiously copied the songs to my iPod and started listening. What I found, much to my surprise, was 11 tracks of beautiful and inspiring instrumental music, which I believe is mostly done on keyboards and synthesizers. So let’s step through the album 1 song at a time.

The first song, “Sounds from the Otherside”, starts out with a piano and timpani, and then some strings kick in. After listening for about 30 seconds, I find myself relaxed, and swept away to another place and another time. The song is 3:12 in length, and at the end of the song, I am wondering where the time went. Pretty much most of the song is piano, strings, keyboards, and timpani. However, the song is well composed and as I stated, took me on a journey that, when over, I immediately wanted more. Continue reading »

Feb 112012

Slechtvalk keyboard player Premnath Gonesh issued the following update, due to the release of his first solo album titled A Journey Through The Depths Of The Soul:

Finally after half a year. From today on they are available. For ordering info please mail to premnathgonesh@live.nl or send a message through facebook. 15 Euro inclusive shipment. The ones who ordered it in 2011 ‘ll be contacted by me.

Unlike the music of Slechtvalk, this album is totally instrumental. The song Sounds From The Otherside can be streamed below, just as the final artwork and tracklist.

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Nov 032011

Slechtvalk keyboard player Premnath Gonesh has revealed the final artwork for his first ‘Instrumental’ soloalbum titled A Journey Through The Depths Of The Soul.  Artwork and tracklist can be viewed below. He issued the following update.

A Journey Through The Depths Of The Soul Pre-Order your copy now for 12,99 euro (incl. shipment) till the 11th of November 2011. To pre-order send an email to premnathgonesh@live.nl  Official European Release 25-11-2011 Continue reading »