Guitar Heroes

{mosimage}Eleven of the most recognized and skilled Finnish metal guitar players burning together the strings of their guitars!


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hose of you who like guitar solos and Finnish metal must feel totally delighted with this new release of Sony: Guitar Heroes. No, this is not a video game but a cool double CD featuring some of the most enraged musicians that you can find around the world (and around the corner) The list of guitar players appearing in the album is as follows:

Timo Tolkki (STRATOVARIUS)
Alexi Laiho (CHILDREN OF BODOM)
Roope Latvala (CHILDREN OF BODOM)
Emppu Vuorinen (NIGHTWISH)
Esa Holopainen (AMORPHIS)
Nino Laurenne (THUNDERSTONE)
Mr Crab (BLEAK)
Mikko Salovaara (KIUAS)
Tuomo Louhio
(IMPALED NAZARENE)
Sakari Hietala (TAROT)
Euge Valovirta (GODSPLAGUE)

The musicians have composed new themes for this album, and there is an authentic battle of guitars in the first track, 12 Monkeys, where all of them participate.

Apart from that impressive guitar players list, the album counts with the collaboration of other talented Finnish musicians such as Lauri Porra, Mirka Rantanen or Janne Parviainen.

If you like electric and fast guitar riffs and good heavy metal, this is your album. Personally, I find a special weakness for the magic fingers of Timo Tolkki, the guitar player of Stratovarius, who features the last track: If God Will Send Her Angels.

On the other hand, if you get easily bored of listening instrumental songs, this album was not made for you.

Rating 4/5.