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Welcome To Your World (Promo)
Released: 2003, n/a
Reviewer: Anders Sandvall
This is a brand new Swedish act who started in 2001 by the two brothers
Patrik and Alex Räfling. They had a lot of problems to find the right members
in the beginning so it was first in the middle of '02 they found the steady
line up as they have now, and now the focus was set to put Jaggernaut on
the map in the metal community. This is the first taste of this new band,
the working name on the debut is “WELCOME TO YOUR WORLD”.
Jaggernaut plays pure power metal,and very well-played power metal
as well. They have strong songs, a brilliant singer, very rehearsed musicians
that know exactly what they are doing and they also have a numerous amount
of rhythm changes in every song. This cd includes 4 tracks. I have no info
about where they have recorded it or what studio they´ve used. The production
and the soundpicture is not particulary good but it works fine anyway.
“WAR IN MY SOUL” pure power metal with guitar and vocals high up in
the soundpicture. "CRUSADERS OF DEATH" more of an uptempo ballad. Very
strong choires that backs up Niklas nicely. “WELCOME TO YOUR WORLD” it
starts off right away with some guitar solo before Niklas starts to sing.
It´s not so fast but it´s hard and heavy power metal. Niklas sounds incredibly
angry, he has an incredibly strenght and capacity in his voice. He can
go very high up in the vocal register, and he do it really good. ”FREEDOM
OF MIND” a little faster power metal song. Again, real strong choirs that
backs up Niklas. Alex on solo guitar impresses big time here.
If the debut sounds as strong as this promosampler does, Jaggernaut
has the potential to go very, very far in the future. Though I´m not sure when the debut is going to be recorded or when it´s going to be released.
War In My Soul
Crusaders Of Death
Welcome To Your World
Freedom Of Mind
Alex Räfling - Guitar
Niklas Johnsson - Lead Vocals
Emil Ilic - Guitar
Tommy Larsson - Bass
Patrik Räfling - Drums
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