This is a very well polish cd , with very unique and talented musicians. The songs themselfs sound very modern (not a bad thing) and pushy as if to get the point across right away and leave no chance for bordom. These songs are all mid-length, and are extremely catchy especially if you listen to the whole disc in rotation many times over. Literally no one has heard of Ark and it leaves me dissapointed because this is a Grade A quality metal band, but it seems these days all people care about is Linkin Park. All the tracks are very different some ranging from almost mexican acoustic stuff to heavy power metal that grips you by the balls. How about those weird vocals at the start of Absolute Zero? Thats some crazy stuff, although when the chorus comes in you can't help but realize this is one of the best vocalists ever. Jorn Lande comes up with some of the best melodies i've ever heard, and has one of my fave high pitched screams listen to Waking Hour 1/3 of the way through to get what i mean. Holy *** hear the chorus in Burn the Sun? Who wouldn;t blow their load on this track? Oh yeah did i mention this is also meant to be played at loud ***ing volumes in your car? This band was formed by Conceptions ex guitarist Tore Østby, Randy Coven - bass (Holy Mother) , Mats Olausson - keyboards, and John Macaluso - drums (ex-Riot). It's unfortunate Jorn Lande left after this album because i would have loved to hear what would come next from him and Ark. Hopfully Ark continues their work because i love every song on here. The Production is very good and i fail to see any problems on this cd. No complaints on this one. Fans of Progressive Power Metal will like this although there are other elements in this cd that are not exactally in those genres. If your an open minded individual and love music in general you will like this (that is better). Trust me and take a listen. Burn the Sun Rules!
Best Tracks: Heal the Waters, Burn the Sun, Absolute Zero, Waking Hour, Noose, Feed the Fire