We rather enjoyed the last two albums from Johnny Engstrom and his band. There was "Analyse My Dream", of which we said "Anyway, it's eighties Rush that the Chicago born guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Johnny Engstrom takes his cues from. He's come up with some good, melodic tunes, and is an excellent guitarist. My personal preference is when he heads further down the route of prog, as on the splendid 'Merry Go Round', but there is a lot here for the lover of classic guitar…Continue
That is the concept of the almost seventy five minute long album by Swedish vocalist, guitarist and composer Johnny Engstrom and his band. The Johnny Engstrom Band, consists of, Johnny, as mentioned above, bass player Niklas…Continue
The first thing that impresses is the album cover of Magnetic Force. A man in the woods who is beamed by a light up to clouds of outer space. Great artwork, I have to ask Johnny who did it.
The album is mainly surrounded by two parts called „Oblivion Pt.1“ and „Oblivion Pt. 2“ with six songs in between.
So the concept starts with the 16 minutes longtrack „Oblivion Pt. 2“. You here first a car riding playing its radio. The car stops, someone leaves it, owls can be heard. Seems…Continue