Genres: hard rock
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Jul 7 - 13 2003
rock is something that's tough to do right. There's so much
derivative, bland stuff out there that all sounds the same - it's hard
to stick out and actually make something that captures the listener's
interest and engages him or her.
Enter The Screen. Right from the dark, movie
soundtrack caliber opener, "Parallax," you're hooked.
The band's melodic hard rock sound is spacey and powerful, boasting a
radio-friendly sound that isn't anything to be ashamed of enjoying, no
matter how self-aware you may be. The band also excel at
crafting less hard, more emotional tunes. The space rock of
"Primetime" shows a terrific songwriting sense, introducing
a strings section that buffs up the already fantastic melodic core of
the song. Meanwhile, the tangled solos of "The Drive"
remind us all why we all loved the electric guitar so much in the
Pay attention, folks: The Screen have something big coming;
maybe they'll be the ones to finally add some decency to mainstream
6 songs, distributed by the
band, released 2003]