Tomorrow' is the long await new album for multi-instrumentalist Paul
Bonrud and powerhouse vocalist Rick Forsgren, together with drummer Paul
Higgins, along with the keyboard skills of Richard Baker, Eric Ragno,
and Dave Gross.
album has been labeled as Melodic Rock but to me its just a great Rock
album that mixes melodic elements with a harder edged guitar sound that
ventures into the Metal genre from time to time.
get underway in emphatic style and pace with the storming ‘We
Collide’, where we feel the full force of the guitars of Bonrud and
powerhouse vocals of Forsgren. This is a hell of an opener and
really give you a feel of what this album is all about.
big driven guitars of Bonrud lead the way on the excellent ‘Bullet In
The Back’, where Forsgren unleashes a vocal attack that is second to
none, the all guns blazing ‘American Dream’ is pure Hard Rock
gold. This is old school, big riffing guitars with a solid vocal
and a great chorus.
to the more traditional Melodic Rock sound with the title track ‘Save
Tomorrow’, with Forsgren showing what a vocal titan he is as he mixes
power and poise, all this vocal might around that tight, rich guitar
tempo is brought right down with the haunting ‘Liquid Sun’, again
Forsgren is just superb. This is definitely one of my favourite
tracks off the album. The melodic rock vibe is continued with the
up tempo rocker ‘I’d Do Anything’, before a little more edge is
brought to proceedings with the riff fuelled ‘Last Sunrise’.
time to switch things round around with the melodic rocker ‘Torn
Apart’, before the modern rocker ‘Blinded’. Two great songs,
both so different but equally impressive. Then it’s over to the
pop rocker ‘Dominoes’, a track that has a very 80’s feel to it,
but still packs enough punch not to be out-shadowed by the rest of the
album closes with two corkers, first it’s
the mellow rocker ‘You’re The One’, before the album is
rounded off with the sublime ‘End Of Days’, which ends off a great
album that will once again put the name of Bonrud on the lips of Melodic
Rock fans the world over.
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