Scardust ‘Strangers’ Album Review

Prog metal of the hightest order

Scardust new album ‘Strangers‘ is nearly a perfect progressive metal album. Strong songwriting, killer mix of styles with intelligent lyrics and a wonderful production. Each musician on the album is a master of it’s own in this genre. Prog metal of the hightest order.

Fave songs: Over, Gone and Addicted.

Rock’N’Growl score: 9.5/10

Scardust Strangers Review

Release Date: 30.10.2020
Label: M-Theory Audio

Track List:

1. Overture for the Estranged
2. Break The Ice
3. Tantibus II
4. Stranger
5. Concrete Cages (feat. Patty Gurdy)
6. Over
7. Under
8. Huts
9. Gone
10. Addicted
11. Mist

Mastered by Jens Bogren (Opeth, Devin Townsend, Arch Enemy), “Strangers” – described by Dead Rhetoric as “captivating from start to finish” – was written and composed jointly by Noa Gruman and composer Orr Didi, who also collaborated with SCARDUST on their full-length debut “Sands of Time” and their 2015 EP “Shadow”. In addition to Gurdy, the new album features guest appearances by the Hellscore choir (Orphaned Land, Amorphis) and England’s prestigious Westbrook Hay Prep School Chamber Choir.

Scardust is:

Noa Gruman – Vocals
Yanai Avnet – Bass
Yadin Moyal – Guitar
Itai Portugali – Keyboards
Yoav Weinberg – Drums

Israel’s leading progressive metal group, SCARDUST has performed at such major festivals as Ramblin’ Man Fair (UK), Metaldays (Slovenia) and Midi (China).