New Jersey Stage 2015 - Issue 10 - Page 81

or thrash moments. “Let Darkness Fall” features Troy Sanders of Mastodon up front and the result is a torrid track that is wild yet worldly. “Dying Song” is powered by Pantera’s Philip Anselmo and “Wait Until Tomorrow” features King’s X frontman dUg Pinnick. Both are raw and riveting while full of complex changes. “Triangulum” is an intense multi-part instrumental suite clocking in at over seven minutes. The CD closes with an All-Star tribute to the late great iconic rock god Ronnie James Dio. On “We Rock” the Metal Allegiance accomplish exactly what they pledged to do. That is, they have delivered a dramatic and diverse album dedicated to the darker side of rock... The Winery Dogs were many critics’ favorite new band when their debut dropped in 2013. Now, they continue that Hot Streak and avoid the sophomore jinx with some high-powered Watch the video for “Oblivion” by The Winery Dogs NewJerseyStage.com 2015 - ISSUE 10 81