February 12, 2007
November 7, 2015
Angel Blake is one of several bands that came about following
the breakup of
(One Man Army And The Undead Quartet
this group led by guitarist Marko Tervonen.
He named his new project after a
song (a hint as to the musical direction), recruited former
vocalist Tony Jelencovich,
and the duo promptly recorded a self-titled album in 2006.
Sure enough, this is nothing like the thrashy death of The
Crown, but what Angel Blake
is is a solid goth-inspired
dark heavy rock album, at times bringing to mind bands
such as (recent)
and the aforementioned Danzig.
It's quite well done, both guys acquitting themselves well
and there's a fair amount of diversity on display, though
the cover of the Rolling Stones' "Paint It Black" is a bit odd
(it's been done by other bands, and while there's nothing really
wrong with this version, it's far from the album highlight).
After Angel Blake
, Jelencovich left, Tervonen recruited
three more members to comprise a proper band, and a followup
album was released in 2008, but they disappeared after that and
are presumed disbanded.
- Anywhere But Here
- When All The Lights Are Out
- Wasn't Meant To Last
- In Silence - Augerum
- The Descended
- Silent Voice
- You'll Never Need To Feel Again