Real metal lives and breathes guitars, both electric and acoustic. Together with stellar vocals, some steady, yet innovative drum work and – perhaps and only perhaps – some keyboards, you’ll get yourself a metalhead’s delight. Now, by this token, if you are up to a bit of insane shredding, here is a piece for you.
We talk about Lawrence Wallace (Shadows in the Crypt, Lawrence’s Creation) and his latest project Moonlight Prophecy. The project’s decidedly very short début EP Eternal Oblivion will get you living proof of outstanding and highly technical guitar musicianship.
The blurb delivers some thrash infused, speedy metal tune that for sure will make you pause and return for a fresh look. I have heard Ingwie Malmsteen mentioned in conjunction with this artist and would concur. However, there is danger that the focus will be too much on the sound of the guitar and less on song structure and quality, which already becomes apparent in Eternal Oblivion, the title track. [...]