A contemporary metal song with a classic hard rock feel. Absinthe River is a Colorado Springs writing/recording project comprised of Bob Szekely (vocals, lyrics, bass), Steve Stanulonis (guitars), Rob Rakoczy (drum programming, guitars keys, lyrics, vocals). For this song, the drum programming, backing guitar tracks, rhythm guitars and guitar solos were recorded in FL Studio 10. Bass and MIDI bass (Taurus-style) pedals were recorded in Studio ONE, and vocals in Garageband.
Broken Sky tries to elicit the picture of a bleak urban dystopia through its lyrics in the context of classic heavy metal, while hooking the listener with its riffs, power, tone and melodies. Please let us know if you feel we’ve achieved these objectives. If you don’t believe that we have met these, please let us know how you think we fell short, and provide suggestions as to how we could improve this.