Dreamtide surely don't offer peanuts with their output. Fourteen songs are sure to keep listeners happy in terms of value for money. The songs overall are classy, without being razor sharp. The balance is definitely in favour of hard rocking songs, with three or four ballads to soften up the load.
It's been described as one of the greatest albums in melodic hard rock. Tall order perhaps, but wherever you go around the Internet - particularly to the shrines of the genre, You will find many admirers of the debut Fair Warning album.
There are certain bands in the rock world which the melodic rock community holds in high regard. These are the bands which operate in the premier league. Without question Fair Warning operate in the premier league of melodic rock, and over the years have gotten better and better at their craft.
'Aura' is a decent enough listen, the band have kept musicianship in the bag, and have tried to concentrate on writing a batch of decent songs. Sometimes it works well, but mostly you'll be trying to squeeze all the goodness out of this album.. and then you'll be going back a second time to eek out anything left over.