MAGNUS KARLSSON'S FREE FALL - We Are The Night
SCORE - 95%
It’s Magnus Karlsson again! Yes, he’s back with a new Freefall album alongside the Allen/Olzon release, and I’m pleased to say that the song quality hasn’t been split between the two projects. There’s another dozen cracking melodic metal songs here, filled with Magnus’ trademark double kickdrums and flailing guitars.
Vocals this time around are delivered by a varied crew – Jorn Lande apprentice’s Dino Jelusick and Renan Zonta both get 2 apiece, Magnus does a couple and naturally there’s an appearance by ‘Mr. Everywhere & Then Some’, Ronnie Romero. Also joining in the fun is Tony Martin, Noora Louhimo and Mike Andersson.
I have to say that Zonta sounds amazing and in this setting, even more powerful than on The Electric Mob album.
Top notch all-round, it’s a double dose of Magnus madness, regaining his classic sound that went AWOL on The Ferrymen records.