Theme Switcher
Switch to:

Notes about GDM Themes
Click to learn more about GDM themes
Login
Username

Password



Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Site Stats
Album Reviews: 6825
Comments: 16465
Ratings: 4520
Forum Posts: 21582
Latest Comments
Same here, forgotten abou...
Both albums are really go...
Great band had forgotten ...
This debut is chocked ful...
The band really broadens ...
I've seen this many times...
A classic indeed and thei...
I hoped more from this al...
It was Heather Thomas in ...
Actually, 'Find The Lady'...
Cheers Dave, looking to g...
Great, Malcolm! I can hel...
Dave, it's already set up...
Great list, Jeffrey. The ...
Maybe an interview with G...
Finally got a copy of thi...
Thanks for the download y...
Yes Dave, I agree New Yor...
Very cool. I've always ha...
As a musician and avid li...
Shoutbox
You must login to post a message.

jefflynnefan
22-01-2018 21:32
Wonderful recent interview with Gary Numan. https://youtu.be/.
..

Explorer
21-01-2018 21:04
Lucky and now skint, judging by the winning bid!!

jefflynnefan
21-01-2018 20:47
Some lucky Jeff Lynne fan got a real rarity! https://www.ebay....fr
esh=true

englandashes
21-01-2018 09:43
Yep in Argent, especially as Rod Argent and Jim we’re cousins.

gdazegod
21-01-2018 07:43
Didn't Rodford also play in Argent and Charlie too?

englandashes
20-01-2018 22:04
Jim Rodford, bass player, The Kinks, Phoenix (I think?), but I remember him with The Zombies, saw live a while back. RIP

englandashes
17-01-2018 21:50
In response to Cyrille Regis, BBC 2 repeat the Adrian Chiles documentary, Whites v Blacks, How Football Changed A Nation, unbelievable true story, worth watching

Explorer
17-01-2018 18:44
Review of the rather splendid `Hornal` album is in the works too.

gdazegod
17-01-2018 01:57
Dave and Jeff's best of 2017 wrap-up's just around the corner too.. computer work

gdazegod
17-01-2018 01:56
There is a three-part article coming up for E.L.O (Eldorado, A New World Record and Out Of The Blue). Look out for it soon.

Articles Hierarchy
Articles Home » 2004 Articles » Horizon (France) - 2004 Worlds Apart
 
Horizon (France) - 2004 Worlds Apart



ARTIST: Horizon (France)
ALBUM: Worlds Apart
LABEL: Massacre Records
SERIAL: MAS CD0409
YEAR: 2004

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:

LINEUP: Patrick Hemer - vocals, guitars, bass, keyboards * J.P. Giraldi - keyboards * Krissy Friedrich - drums, vocals

TRACK LISTING: 01 Burning Hunger * 02 Always A Stranger * 03 Edge Of Insanity * 04 When The Night Falls * 05 Brainwashed * 06 Hell Or High Water * 07 The Black Mark * 08 Mercy * 09 Backstabber * 10 S & M


Background
A French/Germanic collaboration? Something you don't see too often. I was quite impressed with Horizon's debut, which was nicely varied melodic rock/metal album with good vocals and impressive guitar work by Patrick Hemer. So I was eager to get my teeth into the follow up 'World's Apart'. But alas, I have to announce severe disappointment upon hearing the new album. What on earth were they thinking when producing this album? Firstly, it is difficult to hear Patrick's voice as it is mixed very low, as are the backing vocals. Apart from the guitars everything sounds under-produced. If someone like Fredrik Nordstrom had mixed this album we could have been talking one of the albums of the year.


The Songs
If you take the time to look past the production issues you'll find a number of high quality melodic metal tracks, such as the Misha Calvin like 'Always A Stranger', the groovy 'Edge Of Insanity' with some killer lead guitar, and the cool ballad 'When the Night Falls'.


In Summary
Patrick's vocals are excellent and so is his guitar work. Pity it is mostly buried under a substandard production.


Related Articles
N/A


All written content on this website is copyrighted.
Copying of material without permission is not permitted.


 
Comments
No Comments have been Posted.
 
Post Comment
Please Login to Post a Comment.
 
Ratings
Rating is available to Members only.

Please login or register to vote.

No Ratings have been Posted.
 
Articles Cloud
Shipley, Ellen - 1983 Call Of The Wild, Essex, David - 1976 Out On The Street, QSP - 2017 QSP, AC/DC - 2014 Rock Or Bust, Bonnet, Graham - 1981 Line Up, Nash, Graham - 1986 Innocent Eyes, Knack, The - 1991 Serious Fun, Peterik And Scherer - 2015 Risk Everything, Knighton, Reggie (Band) - 1978 Reggie Knighton Band, Dancer - 1976 Dancer, Swanee - 1985 Bushido, Virgin Steele - 2010 The Black Light Bacchanalia, Virginia Wolf - 1987 Push, Darlin's Darlin - 1991 Moon, Eddie & The Tide - 2003 I Do It For You [Reissue]
Tags©
Julian Angel Beautiful Beast A=440 House Of Shakira Kerry Ellis Brian May Spocks Beard Queen Martee Lebow EP Revolver The Korgis Cain Rob Rock Joe Perry Hall And Oates Daryl Hall Indicco Led Zeppelin Hittman Free Andy Fraser Eve 6 The Feeling Matthew Guarnere M.D.G Saxon Danny Kortchmar Wounded Bird Piper Billy Squier Reckless Love Nowherefast Wounded Bird Gamma babyPAUL Rock Candy Records FM (UK) System Seven Fate
All Tags
Search DDG