Artist: 69 Chambers
to Nina, 69 Chambers are "a mix of alternative rock and metal with
a dash of punk and a hint of pop". This is a perfect
description of the music. Nina has a powerful voice and is an
accomplished musician. She is the force behind the band as she is
the main lyric and music writer.
terms of this debut album, what an opening song!! 'The Day of the
Locust' is a cracker. It has a great guitar riff to start with and
the drums are wicked. One my first listen, the vocals took me by
surprise. They are not what I expected particularly with the heavy
music undertones of this song, however once I got over my initial
surprise, I was well impressed. Nina is definitely a rock chick and
having a producer like Tommy Vetterli (who played with the great Kreator
and Coroner), it now becomes clear where the heavy edge comes from.
song is well constructed and the musicianship is very tight, the bass
players Maddy Madarasz vocals compliment Ninas vocals lovely and the
drummer Diego is a powerhouse. The lovely off beat tempo of
‘Judas Goat’, almost Doom like, however the vocals bring the song up
a notch and the drumming comes into its own. ‘Wind Feeds Fire’
has almost a folksy feel and again Nina’s vocals are really showcased
here. She has a beautiful voice that is easy on the soul.
‘Dead Letter Office’ is a catchy little tune that I am sure will be
release as a single. ‘Return Of The Repressed’ is one of the heavier
songs on the album, particularly from the drum perspective. This
drummer definitely rocks!! Nina also experiments with her Death
Metal growl in this song, you go for it girl!!
did a little bit of research on this band and it seems that Nina is the
only constant, even since the flyer for this album release, there seems
to have been a change in drummer!! Not sure what is going on Nina,
but I hope you have now found the band you want.
This is a good CD and could pave the way for this band to build a
large fan base.
Review by: Janice
The Day Of The Locust
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