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Schnellertollermeier: X

Read "X" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

This young Swiss trio with the tongue twister moniker, derived by stringing the musicians' surnames together, helps redefine the conventional guitar-led power trio format and succeeds on many fronts. It's an adrenalized outfit that abides by a thunderous posture, amalgamating progressive rock, metal, minimalism and Sci-Fi style free improvisation amid devastating bass and drums interactions. At ...

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Tribal Tech: X

Read "X" reviewed by Ian Patterson

According to guitarist Scott Henderson, Tribal Tech never broke up; the band's work simply halted in 2000 when bassist Gary Willis moved to Spain. Henderson, keyboardist Scott Kinsey and drummer Kirk Covington continued to play in each others' respective projects in the following years. The first whispers of reunion came in 2009, and subsequently gathered force. ...

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Tribal Tech: X

Read "X" reviewed by John Kelman

It's been more than ten years since Tribal Tech's last release, and if this uncompromising fusion group was beginning to show signs of wear and tear by the time of Rocket Science (ESC, 2000), its return to recording proves that sometimes a hiatus can be a healthy thing. After working through a number of personnel shifts, ...

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Massimo Salvagnini: X

Read "X" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

"Mo t'imparo 'na frase" disse una volta Massimo Urbani al sassofonista tenore protagonista di X, una personalitĂ  ed un modo di esprimersi rimasti fermamente impressi presso Massimo Salvagnini e che hanno dato luogo ad un'idea compositiva presentata in due versioni piuttosto differenti l'una dall'altra, all'inizio ed alla fine del disco. Il sassofonista tenore padovano si presenta alla grande, con la sua splendida ...