FLARE MUSIC MAGAZINE
Although they are spending their lockdown period separate from one another, this has not stopped these four musicians from different corners of the world from collaborating. Forming the prog-rock band Zygon, they have spent the last few months working on their new high-energy instrumental album Earth And Sky.
Earth and Sky is reminiscent of any great metal band, from the distorted guitar solos to the punchy kick drum and busy fills. For any fans of the Dynasty Warriors game franchise, the album sounds like it’s been plucked straight from its soundtrack, and I wouldn’t be surprised if I learned that the members of Zygon took inspiration from the DW series.
SLEEPING BAG STUDIOS
If there is anything I’ve learned throughout my years as a music-critic, it’s to write my intros last – because words cannot describe how truly fast things can change out there in our independent scene.
For example…when I first started listening to this new internet-based band revolving around the centerpiece of producer Paul Stewart only a short time ago, Zygon was putting out an album called Revelation with seven tunes on it according to the notes I had received along with the record. Perhaps you might have even heard about it on the most recent episode of the SBS Podcast that was put out back in February last month when I introduced you to Zygon, and talked about the song “Eclipse” from Revelation a little bit before playing the song “Redshift” on the show! Nothing like being ahead of the game in this world of independent music I tells ya…it just makes you feel good to know…that…wait…