On their studio first outing in three years, Germany's seemingly eternal Scorpions keep the sound a perfect balance between nu metal guitar crunch and '80s heavy metal melodies. Humanity Hour, Vol. 1 is a worthy if not utterly successful musical follow-up to 2004's Unbreakable – a record that saw the band coming back to its strengths after a long bout of wandering about in the creative desert. Humanity Hour, Vol. 1 is a collaboration between the band and co-producers James Michael and Desmond Child…
Born in Israel in 1970. coming from a Yemenite and Iraqi background. Mosh Ben Ari first discovered music through the traditional Jewish ethnical chants that were part of his everyday life. Mosh Ben Ari studied music in many countries like India, the Sahara and Sinai Deserts. Mosh Ben Ari plays various string instruments such as Guitars, Indian Sarod, Persian Tar, Turkish Jumbush, Moroccan Ginberi and Bass Guitar. In 1997, Mosh Ben Ari founded with some friends, the world music ensemble ‘SHEVA’ which has released 4 albums and continuously touring the world, playing dozens of shows in the most prestigious festivals & events.
A five-piece of very good musicians from Rome, Albero Motore were aided and produced by 60's singer-guitarist Ricky Gianco who helped them with a recording deal with the newly born Intingo label. "Il Grande Gioco" seems one of those rock-inspired singer-songwriters' albums so popular in Italy during the 70's, with much more space to the voice than to lead instruments, prog influences are minimal, with honky piano and excellent but short American-styled guitar licks to the fore, helped by a good voice, and the album is a nice listening though with no particular merits.
The only relevant tracks are Israele with lyrics on the Palestinian people and the closing Provvisorietà, introduced by a short instrumental (and much closer to a prog style, this time) called Capodanno '73.
With more than 7 hours of tender music by Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Debussy, Puccini and more, performed by greats like Luciano Pavarotti, Andre Previn and Jose Carreras, this set can complete any romantic evening at home. And if we can't play upon your heart strings, 100 classics for this low price is quite a deal.