Posts Tagged ‘Scale the Summit’

John Petrucci

John Petrucci

Dream Theater live photos
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Review by Greg Maki
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The house lights went down and the strings of Bernard Hermann’s theme from Psycho signaled the time was near. The sounds of thunder and rain, then a piano followed, with silhouettes of band members visible behind a black curtain. The curtain fell and there was Dream Theater is all its glory. (more…)

Review by Greg Maki
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I did not read the press release accompanying Carving Desert Canyons, the second album from Scale the Summit, before popping the disc into my car stereo. All I knew was that the band was a recent signing by Prosthetic Records. So it was about halfway through the second song that I realized I was hearing something of a rarity today—an instrumental metal band. Maybe the success of Guitar Hero has created more of a place for bands like this in the public consciousness because, let me tell you, a Scale the Summit song would be one of those hard ones you have to unlock and gamers then record themselves playing to post on YouTube. (more…)