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Against A Darkened Sky

SKU:  2354322

Recorded by: Faith Factor

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1. Evila Si Eh(00:00:54)
2. Keep It True(00:05:19)
3. The Rapture(00:04:35)
4. In God's Shadow(00:05:05)
5. In Remembrance(00:08:22)
6. Light Replaces Darkness(00:05:24)
7. Armor of God(00:04:42)
8. Divine Temptations(00:06:30)
9. Ascend Unto Heaven(00:11:36)
10. Sinner's Prayer(00:01:55)

Product Overview

Street Date: 11/11/2008
Until 2006, Ski was known as the massive talent fronting the cult classic heavy metal band, Deadly Blessing (1988 Ascend From the Cauldron on New Renaissance Records & An Eye To the Past on Hellion Records). Now, afforded a second bite at the apple, with divine guidance, Ski makes a return with Faith Factor on Retroactive Records. Faith Factor combines high end, melodic based vocals with a twin guitar attack to create a work that can best be described as galloping riffs of pure classic, technical power metal. Former Deadly Blessing vocalist Ski fronts the group bringing a commanding, operatic elite vocal presence. Ski displays a near unlimited range when he cuts loose and goes for a high note (think Lance King, Geoff Tate, Midnight, John Arch, Dio, Bruce Dickinson). Metal To Infinity webzine calls Ski " of the best vocalists walking the planet..." And Magic Star Light zine says, "those familiar with Ski's vocals won't even bother reading the rest of this review before going to buy the album!" Against... is a rarity in the metal world. It's a dark and weighty slab of classic traditional heavy metal, technical and progressive as reflected in the numerous time changes and the band's frequent excursion into instrumental territory. Yet, the listener is drawn in by insanely catchy hooks at every turn. Fans of Recon, Iron Maiden, Crimson Glory, Iced Earth, Rob Rock, Forbidden, and Queensryche have every reason to raise their metal fists high into the air. Epic, traditional, heavy metal is alive and well on Against A Darkened Sky!

Product Details

Product Format Burn On Demand
Label Imprint (C) 2009 Retrocative Records
Subject Category Metal
Number of Songs 10
Label Brutal Planet Distribution
Weight (lb) 0.2
Width (in) 5.5
Length (in) 5
Height (in) 0.4
Playing Time 00:54:25
UPC 184799000530

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