Kind of closely following their late 2006 album Lucidity in style, April Rain, Delain‘s 2009 Symphonic and Gothic Metal concoction, is nevertheless a step up in speed and overall juice.
Nightwish remains a clear influence on this new record, too. The style of which is clearly brought to the forefront by Marco Hietala‘s excellent contribution to this album. As in the track Control The Storm that really takes off, with some typical raw power Marco usually brings to the party. The consequence – however – is that at times the production sounds a bit too much like … [...] Click to raid more!