Unsigned Artist: Earthside

Production 8
Lyrics 7
Music7
Vocals8
Musicianship 8
7.6

An ambitious outfit, Earthside delivers
what hardcore Prog fans love––uber-tight musicianship, unpredictable time sigs
and nary a nod to mainstream tastes. The band’s 10-minute “Mob Mentality” has all
of the above (a cinematically soft prelude, funk-rock workouts, neo-classical interludes and a battery of complex rhythms––not to mention lead vocals by Sevendust’s Lajon Witherspoon and support from the Moscow Studio Symphony Orchestra). “Crater” and “Closest...” are similar in their ambition and turn-on-a-dime execution. At the end of the day, though, it all might leave listeners more worn out than dazzled. Nevertheless, Earth- side might be an excellent fit for the visceral immediacy of video game soundtracks.

Contact: earthsideband@gmail.com
Web: earthsideband.com
Seeking: Label, Booking
Style: Progressive Rock

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