New record seal for the Romans ScreaMachinewith which they continue the 2021 debut of the same name and the EP Limit of the following year. The project has among its ranks some old acquaintances from the national metal scene. The idea comes from the mind of Francesco Bucci, historic bassist of the storm lordwho summoned the drummer Alfonso Corace (Airlines of Terror, Consummatum Est), guitarist Pablo Campitelli (Kaledon), and vocalist Valerio “The Brave” Caricchio (Mysterhidden, Agony and Ecstasy), gives life to this artistic alliance in the name of the most classic metal, inspired by names like judas priest, metallic, Wild AND Accept. on the new album scream church, the band also makes use of the young guitarist Eduardo Taddeithat already of the EP Limit replaces the deserter alex mele.
Classic metal is what the Capitolina band proposes, which is enough to simply name it to understand what it is about without giving too many explanations. And indeed, without getting lost in too many rounds of words, from the very beginning the crimson legacy He ScreaMachine they want to fix things right away. The initial overwhelming riff opens the doors to a direct and captivating song that will not take long to be recorded in the listener’s ears. The next title track looks like a boxy, granite piece with razor-slicing guitars and galloping drums. The song also provides a nice break before the withering guitar solo. A slightly harder rock flavored riff introduces night asyluma captivating theme with an anthemic chorus of sure impact.
The band’s style refers, as already mentioned, to the most classic heavy metal tradition, supported however by a modern production. Sounds are clear but without excessive cleanup that would risk discoloring the final product.
The group travels in perfect harmony, and so does the newcomer. Eduardo Taddei seems to have become comfortable with the mechanics of ScreaMachine. Despite his young age, Taddei he doesn’t seem at all in awe of playing with high-caliber musicians, which helps produce fiery riffs and solos.
The flavors of the 80s can be tasted in the priests revenge walkermassive medium tempo with an acrobatic solo in evidence, and in the speed song Met(H)Aldona.
the sanguine pest case scenario he scratches like a cat whose tail has just been stepped on. igniter It is an avant-garde piece with a low Bucci that stands out in a couple of steps.
He ScreaMachine then they also unleash a handful of compositions with epic tones with flag of doom, occam’s failure and with the conclusion The epic of defeatseven minutes from the majestic performance embellished by the presence of Damna Moras of Elvenking as a special guest.
Good proof and one more confirmation for the local metal scene. A mature and compact work with which the ScreaMachine demonstrate the experience accumulated over the years of activity in the music scene. Church of the Scream is presented as a certainly competitive product also for the foreign market, a work with which the Roman band can contribute to take the banner of Italian metal to the world in the path traced by Rhapsody, separation coil AND divine vision in the last years.
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