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Category: Melodic Metal
Label: Escape Records (United Kingdom)
Catalog Number: 087
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Joey Dia lead vocals, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, bass|
Bill Dinapoli guitars, vocals
Andy Kadin keyboards, backing vocals
Marc Chandler drums, backing vocals
|1. ||It's Not Real |
|2. ||Ain't No Pretty Love Song |
|3. ||For Being You |
|4. ||Loving You |
|5. ||Rich Gets Richer |
|6. ||E Z Living |
|7. ||You're the One |
|8. ||Behind These Eyes |
|9. ||Better Days |
|10. ||Tired |
|11. ||Pain of the Memory |
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Existing comments about this CD
||Date: June 9, 2003 at 0:33|
|A solid debut album without doubt. Won't appeal to all hard rock fans, but will definitely be popular among those that like a strong lead vocalist with a deep voice and those that love keyboards swirling around within each track. An 80's style hard rock record that compares to Bon Jovi and Skid Row with Poison's groove. A solid production and smooth mix helps the record stand out.
||Date: June 11, 2003 at 13:22|
|Perhaps I was expecting to much, but I for one thought Aftermath were very average,nice use of restained keys & track no.9 "Better Days" is a killer,but the rest lacked class,Skid Row-ish.
||Date: June 14, 2003 at 1:30|
|Because I had heard so much about these guys I picked this up the day it came out. Not blown away at first but God how this thing has grown on me. The more I listen, the more I get it. Great debut and some of the best musicianship I have heard from a new band in quite some time. My only critique would be a heavier mix for these guys next time around. The "arena" sound they have on this album gives 'em that 80's sound so many are critical of. Give these guys the right engineer and who knows.....
||Date: June 25, 2003 at 21:25|
|These guys hail from New Jersey and were founded in 1995. Trends be damned, these guys are sticking to their 80's hard rock roots - the music is unashamedly classic 80's melodic hard rock, with a heavy reliance on keyboards. The style is similar to how Bon Jovi operated in their early years. This is definitely a classic era sound, but the music isn't dated. A love keyboards will help your enjoyment, as they play as prominent a role as the guitars and vocals.
|From: BORDER RAT
||Date: December 10, 2003 at 10:03|
|I RATE THIS CD AS BEING THE BEST RELEASE FROM ESCAPE MUSIC SO FAR.THERE IS A LOT OF VARIETY ON THE DISC.TRACKS 1,2 AND 5 BLOW ME AWAY.THE BALLAD PAIN OF THE MEMORY IS ONE OF THE BEST BALLADS OF 2003.THANKS MR TURK FOR THIS CD AND I HOPE YOU PICK UP MORE TALENT LIKE THIS BAND.I LOOK FORWARD TO THE NEXT AFTERMATH CD!
||Date: March 21, 2005 at 5:14|
|These guys can play! And they can write a pretty damn decent hard rock song. They remind me of a heavier, more polished Mystery Bloom, or sort of like a heavier Stone Angel. Again, wild comparisons but if you've liked a few of the recent attempts at a straight ahead, but melodic hard rock approach I really recommend these guys. There are some killer riffs here - I believe the opening song is a real highlight, and 'Loving you' is great too. This is really a very good hard rock disc.
||Date: July 12, 2005 at 17:20|
|un album regular, las mejores canciones son las baladas "lovin' you" y "behind these eyes", lo demas es muy comun, nada del otro mundo, 5/10
||Date: November 22, 2005 at 7:59|
|Very good cd indeed.Song writing great.musicianship great as well,more in the hard rock catagory than metal.If you like Steelheart,American Angel or similar bands you'll love th.is
||Date: April 12, 2008 at 16:38|
|This is not consistant, singer sounds like Jeff Scot Soto sometimes but it has a more modern sound it's DEFO not 80's. Rycheage I like the stuff you mentioned but this is not it try "Red Dawn" for that, production is flat and lifeless sorry but it's to warn and boring...KEEP ROCKIN ALL!!!
||Date: September 4, 2010 at 4:11|
|Nice Melodic hard Rock album. A good descent voice & songs. 5/10
||Date: August 28, 2011 at 21:37|
|2003 must be the year for 80's style hard rock bands to release a record. Earlier in 03 a fantastic band called Monkeyhead released a record that made think I was back in L.A. in 1987.These guys are the same for me.Though there's nothing new here Aftermath plays this style of music as good as anyone.I here Whitesnake,Warrant,Kiss,even a little Europe and White Lion influences.Its pure 80's hard rock with harmony sing along vocals,heavy riffs and catchy hooks.If either Monkeyhead or Aftermath would have come out with these records 15 years earlier they would be huge rock stars now.Timing is everything I guess but I'm not complaining I love it.Highly recommended 95/100.
||Date: November 30, 2011 at 13:54|
| WHAT A GREAT CD. THIS BAND KICKS ASS. GREAT GUITAR,SINGING AND EVERYTHING ELSE. PLAY THIS FOR YOUR FRIENDS THEY WILL BE SURPRISED. THEY NEED TO RELEASE A CD AGAIN. THEIR TOO GOOD. SONGS 1,2,5,6,9. BETTER DAYS IS THE MASTERPIECE SONG. BUY IT.
||Date: February 28, 2012 at 2:09|
|These guys split with their label and 3 of the 4 went on to form Fools Faith with a new guitar player and a slight change in musical style.I think the guitar player here is much better then his replacement in FF.Out of the three Cd's they have out this is the best.I'm not saying the 2 FF Cd's aren't really good,they are very good.This CD is pretty tough to beat.Check out the Fools Faith Cd's Undone and Sinister F. at their website http://www.foolsfaith.com.
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