IAN PARRY celebrates his 40th year as a professional singer songwriter. His first band Mono Pacific started in 1981 and featured Zak Starkey (son of The Beatles drummer, Ringo Starr). Today, Ian delivers a melodic power rock / neo classical metal 2nd instalment from the band Rock Emporium. The album entitled “Brute Force” was produced by Ian and mixed by engineer / producer/ guitarist Fabio Calluori at Sonic Temple Studios Italy (Heimdall/Stamina/Sellitto).
“Brute Force” features heart breaking & powerful performances & songs, which go from strength to strength with a compelling impulse to listen again.
Alongside Ian Parry (Consortium Project / Elegy / Vengeance) are musicians/singers out the world of metal & members of well-known bands such as:
Beth-Ami Heavenstone (Graham Bonnet band);
Timo Somers (Delain);
Martin Helmantel (Elegy);
Barend Courbois (Blind Guardian);
Allan Sorensen (Royal Hunt / Pretty Maids);
Patrick Rondat (Jean-Michel Jarre / Consortium Project);
Patrick Johansson & Svante Henryson (Malmsteen);
Kris Gildenlöw (Pain of Salvation / Dial);
Luca Sellitto (Stamina);
Walter Cianciusi, Enrico Cianciusi & Dario Parente (Jeff Tate Band / Headless);
Ivar De Graaf (Within Temptation / Kingfisher Sky);
Bob Wijtsma (Ayreon);
Jeroen van der Wiel (Odyssice / Rock Emporium 1)
& Sander Zoer (Leah/Delain).
Special guest singers include Wade Black (Crimson Glory / Leatherwolf / Seven Witches); Stefano Sbrignadello (Stamina) & Ani Lozanavo (Ani Lo Band). Additional guest: guitar solo on the bonus track “One Vision” performed by Fabio Calluori (Heimdall).
The style of this impressive melodic power metal album can be compared with some of the best rock & metal bands such as: Alcatrazz, Blue Murder, Dokken, Dio, Malmsteen’s Rising Force, Ozzy, Queensrÿche, Queen, Scorpions, Whitesnake and many other popular rock metal bands from the 90s.
“Til The Day I Die”, the first official video from the Rock Emporium 2 Brute Force album, can be seen below.
“Brute Force” is scheduled for a worldwide release on 4th June 2021 (Metal Mind Productions, partners – Bickee Music in Japan & MVD in the USA).
Rock Emporium “Brute Force” – tracklist:
1. In Isolation
2. Darkest Secrets
3. ‘Til The Day I Die
4. My Confession
5. Brute Force
7. Lethal Injection
8. Rings of Fire
10. Where Do We Go From Here
11. One Vision (Tribute to Queen & Freddie Mercury)