Defy All Reason – The Road Ahead

May 11th 2015 will see the official release date of the long awaited debut album from Wrexham based Defy All Reason. Early promise was shown by a 4 track E.P Every Second Counts but they have now matured into a force to be reckoned with. 13 tracks at a running time of just under anDefy All Reason May 11th 2015 will see the official release date of the long awaited debut album from Wrexham based Defy All Reason. Early promise was shown by a 4 track E.P Every Second Counts but they have now matured into a force to be reckoned with. 13 tracks at a running time of just under an hour is proof of their songwriting prowess with 12 originals and a boisterous cover of ‘Wanted Dead Or Alive’ . It could be the perfect summer album to blast out of your car window with the driver’s window down as the production (handled by the band themselves) is very guitar heavy. In fact, drummer Todd Edwards also handled engineering and mixing duties! The high quality writing suss hits hard from the off with album opener ‘Midnight Train’ with a crunching main riff providing a foil to Gavin Jones’ gritty vocal. There is no chorus but the song builds into a bridge with great multi tracked backing vocals as a wailing guitar solo precedes a brooding finish similar to the break in Velvet Revolver’s ‘She Likes Machines’. Other highlights are following track ‘Bad Blood’, the first single taken from the album built on […]

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