Posts Tagged ‘Neal Morse’

[Recap] May 2011

June 1, 2011 Leave a comment

The Golden Bird is back! Kind of… there were a great deal of posts coming out of this month. Of course, all are reviews. But still, this is the most productive the site has been in a very long time. It feels glorious, that’s for damn sure! Yes okay, it started off slower than one would wish. But once I had adjusted to this new lifestyle, The Golden Bird took off like a bird out of hell. And hey, there’s still lots more to come. But for this May, it is the following:

  • Album of the Month
  • Runner-up
  • The great!
  • The very good
  • The “not too shabby”
  • The “meh”
  • My personal favorites of the month

Many many good releases came this month. Two of them are of utmost remarkable quality, and deciding which to name Album of the Month has kept me up many nights… but here it goes. May 2011’s Album of the Month is:

Album of the Month: Human Remains (Hell)

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Neal Morse – Testimony 2: Review

May 24, 2011 Leave a comment

May 23 is the date in which Neal Morse‘s long awaited sequel to the acclaimed album Testimony was released. It is entitled Testimony 2 and was released through InsideOut records. It is a continuation of the theme behind the prequel as well as the universal appraisal. Having never heard the first one, I cannot compare the two. But one thing is for sure, Testimony 2 is a masterpiece with or without its predecessor.

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