And here is Part 5, the final part of my listening experience for new music released in 2019.
And a big thanks to all the various blog sites I visit, who also share their stories. Some of the artists on here, are because of these sites.
Better Part Of Me
Son Of Man
Let It Be Love
When Love Is Hated
“Shine” is one of the best songs Michael Sweet has written in the last decade. It sounds timeless and it could have appeared on any 80’s album, 90’s album, 2000’s album, etc.
And is there any other artist releasing as much music as Michael Sweet with his many different projects (maybe apart from George Lynch). If you want to survive in the new world, follow his lead.
Its melancholic and atmospheric and I like it.
After 13 years, the album is released.
My favourite song is “Invincible” and I guess everyone is googling to see who the hell “Ponce DeLeon” is based on Maynard’s lyrics. I’m resisting doing so, as Tool is known to send people on wild goose chases.
The Rush/King Crimson intro from “7empset” gets me interested and musically the song is a summary of Tool’s career from the debut to the “Aenima” album.
Calm before the tempest comes to reign all over
And this violent windy storm will bring rain, to wash away the deceivers of society. And in typical Tool fashion, if you go the songmeanings website and type in the name of the song, you will see such peoples varied interpretations of the lyrics.
Too Far Gone
From the “But For The Sun” album. Courtesy of the excellent Thunder Bay blog. You can read Deke’s review here.
Something to Believe
From the “Awakening” album. It’s the most rocking song which remains with me long after the song is finished.
Also cool to see Dave McClain return to the band after departing Machine Head.
Out Of My Life
No Halos In Hell
Battle From Within
I Am The One
Dreams Gone Wrong
Man Of Eternal Rain
Kings And Queens
From the impressive “No Halos In Hell” album.
The excellent blog “Man Of Much Metal” did an excellent review.
Tygers of Pan Tang
It’s their best album since the first three albums.
Let It Shine
This Is How We Roll
Down N Outz
From the “This Is How We Roll” album, a supergroup project which involves members from Def Leppard and Quireboys like the mighty Joe Elliot on vocals.
38 or 44
“Delirious” has this Vita Bratta guitar style in the guitar playing and it connects. And if you don’t know by now, they are from Sweden.
One thing about this band is consistency. They keep recording, keep releasing and each album is a good listen, a cross between metal, heavy rock and pop/hard rock.
Here is an excellent review over at Sonic Perspectives.
Rock And Roll Deserves To Die
In Another Life
Easter Is Cancelled
Read this review over at 2loud2oldmusic. It’s what got me interested in the album.
Back In The Days
Learn To Walk Again
From the N.A.T.I.O.N album.
Doc Coyle is a legend. His work with God Forbid got me interested in him, but his blog posts made me a fan. Yes, his writings on social issues and music, hooked me in. This is the next step in his evolution.
And here is another excellent review over at Sonic Perspectives.
Another act from Sweden who keeps taking the old sound to sound new.
Be The Believer
This Isnt Love
If I Could Fly
Destined To Survive
What You Want From Me
Let Me Dream
Work Of Art
From the excellent “Exhibits” album. And I will direct you over to the Sonic Perspectives website who nail the review.
And that’s a wrap for the new music released in 2019 which I liked.
6 thoughts on “2019 – Part 5”
Great list!! Thanks for the shoutout! I have just started to get in the Down N Outz album (I have had it since it came out!). It keeps getting better with each listen.
Thanks for writing and sharing your reviews. And yes, I was pleasantly surprised at Down N Outz and actually a post you did of new releases also got me interested to check this out.
Good to hear! Thanks for the comment.
Thanks, Pete for the shout out! Always cool to see one digging another one’s tunes!
Also, thanks to you posting other links I’m going to check them out so that’s an added plus
Here’s a pro-shot vid from Big Wreck themselves playing Too Far Gone.
You know Deke it’s a pretty noisy world when it comes to discovering music so I’m always on the lookout for people’s viewpoints. So thanks for sharing.
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