Origin: USA
Genres: Progressive Metal
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Redemption  


Redemption is a project led by one Nick Van Dyk, a relative unknown in the metal field up to now. He recruited an all-star lineup of prog/power metallists, including former Steel Prophet vocalist Rick Mythiasin, Symphony X drummer Jason Rullo, and Fates Warning guiltarist Bernie Versailles for his new band, and the first product of this new band is a self-titled album, featuring additional guest performances from other members of Fates Warning and Symphony X. Simply put, Redemption is a stellar prog/power metal album, with solid musicianship and arrangements, and Mythiasin sounding better here than he ever did in Steel Prophet. The band strikes the perfect balance between melodic progressive metal and dark power metal, with songs that have identity and mood in all the right places. Not many bands attempt 25-minute epics, and fewer succeed, but "Something Wicked This Way Comes", based on a Ray Bradbury novel, is outstanding, never failing to keep the listener's interest as it progresses from one section to the next. Redemption is the kind of album that restores faith in the view that a band can stick to a tried and true genre and yet still sound fresh and invigorating. This is a highly recommended album by a band that we hopefully haven't heard the last from.

Armed with a new band surrounding Van Dyk (the most recent addition being Fates Warning vocalist Ray Alder), a new album, The Fullness Of Time, has been released.

Current Members

Ray Alder

vocals (Engine, Fates Warning)

Nick Van Dyk

guitars

Bernie Versailles

guitars (Agent Steel, Engine, Fates Warning)

Sean Andrews

bass

Greg Hosharian

keyboards

Crhis Quirarte

drums

Former Members/Guests

Rick Mythiasin

vocals (New Eden, Steel Prophet, Taraxacum)

James Sherwood

bass

Jason Rullo

drums (Symphony X)


Discography



Redemption 
2003 Sensory
  1. Desperation Part I
  2. Desperation Part II
  3. Desperation Part III
  4. Desperation Part IV
  5. Nocturnal
  6. Window to Space
  7. As I Lay Dying
  8. Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • Rick Mythiasin
  • Nick Van Dyk
  • Bernie Versailles
  • Jason Rullo

Reviews:   Sea Of Tranquility  Lords Of Metal 



The Fullness Of Time 
2005 Sensory
  1. Threads
  2. Parker's Eyes
  3. Scarred
  4. Sapphire
  5. The Fullness of Time - Rage
  6. The Fullness of Time - Despair
  7. The Fullness of Time - Release
  8. The Fullness of Time - Transcendence
  • Ray Alder
  • Nick Van Dyk
  • Bernie Versailles
  • James Sherwood
  • Crhis Quirarte

Reviews:   Blabbermouth  Sea Of Tranquility  Lords Of Metal  Metal Observer 



The Origins Of Ruin 
2007 Sensory
  1. The Suffocating Silence
  2. Bleed Me Dry
  3. The Death of Faith & Reason
  4. Memory
  5. The Origins of Ruin
  6. Man of Glass
  7. Blind My Eyes
  8. Used to Be
  9. Fall on You
  10. Precious Things
  11. Love To Love
  • Ray Alder
  • Nick Van Dyk
  • Bernie Versailles
  • Sean Andrews
  • Crhis Quirarte

Reviews:   Sea Of Tranquility  Lords Of Metal  Metal Observer 



Frozen In The Moment: Live In Atlanta 
2009 Inside Out




Snowfall On Judgment Day 
2009 Inside Out
  1. Peel
  2. Walls
  3. Leviathan Rising
  4. Black and White World
  5. Unformed
  6. Keep Breathing
  7. Another Day Dies
  8. What Will You Say
  9. Fistful of Sand
  10. Love Kills Us All / Life in One Day
  • Ray Alder
  • Nick Van Dyk
  • Bernie Versailles
  • Sean Andrews
  • Greg Hosharian
  • Crhis Quirarte

Reviews:   Sea Of Tranquility  Lords Of Metal  Metal Observer 



This Mortal Coil 
2011 Inside Out
  1. Path of the Whirlwind
  2. Blink of An Eye
  3. No Tickets to the Funeral
  4. Dreams From the Pit
  5. Noonday Devil
  6. Let It Rain
  7. Focus
  8. Perfect
  9. Begin Again
  10. Stronger Than Death
  11. Departure of the Pale Horse


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