To this day, this album is generally either forgotten, or given a passing glance before being dismissed as a derivative Edguy clone, which is less than what it deserves given that it comes fairly close to rivaling the last moment of utter glory that Edguy actually accomplished on Mandrake years back.
Granted, it is clearly fodder for those who want to reminisce on the glorious days of Theater Of Salvation and Visions , but those are the sort of "member berries" that power metal needs more of these days. I mean seriously, could it get any more obvious what this band was trying to do? If you thought Pagan's Mind were just trying to grab the attention of horny teenagers with God's Equation , just get a load of this.
They don't even try to do anything with her; she's just standing there in full frontal view on the cover, completely naked and looking about seventeen years old. I think there are some questions here that need to be answered like, do this girl's parents know what she was doing instead of working at Subway like she does every other day?
But anyway, yeah, this is Saidian's Evercircle. The basic formula here is a rather Edguyish blend of saccharine Power Metal and synth-heavy hard rock music, making for an attitude-filled and lighthearted romp through a gallery of shimmering hooks and speedy double bass runs. The vocalist is really good, with a melodic voice and a lot of range to boot, and his vocal lines are just superb, with excellently written choruses on every song on this thing.
These choruses are so catchy that it seems like they were just written for the sole purpose of NEVER coming out of your head.
I have to say, guys, between this and the cover, you're positively desperate for attention! The music on here is kind of generic, but it's carried out with a lot of energy, so usually it doesn't matter that much. The production is great, with a really full, melodic and clear sound that adds a lot to the music, especially the keyboard sound - it's just great.
The songs are a mixed bag, mostly being in the upper mid-paced range of tempo, with some that aren't as good as the others. Opener "Out of the Shadows" has an excellent chorus, but the rest of the song is only decent, and the Tokyo cover "Tokyo" is alright, too, but the real gems come later on: "Solomon's Dance," the poignant "Once In My Dreams," the kickass "Pale Moon Rider," the epic and kingly "Moonlight's Calling" and especially the hard rocking closer "Halos for Everyone," which is damn near worth the price of this whole album with its electric hook sensibility and perhaps the best vocal performance on the album.
There are a few songs here like "Sign in the Sky" and especially the dull "The Princess" that aren't as good, but really, when these guys are on, they're really on , and if they could write a whole album of songs as good as "Pale Moon Rider" and "Halos for Everyone," we'd be talking about a contender for Power Metal album of the year. Maybe next time, but Saidian's Evercircle is still a worthy purchase for the fiends of shameless melody and cheese amongst you.
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Artist images. Saidian 5, listeners Related Tags power metal melodic metal metal If one reads Melodic Metal, one thinks first in the direction of Scandinavia, but - Saidian are neither Sweden, nor Norwegians or even Finns - they are Germans from Esslingen and with the following occupation in the start: Manuel Glassmann plucks the bass, man about the drums kink is Stefan Dittrich, more than 6 strings plays in the nicest manner Rodrigo Blattert, substantially in the keys of his keyboard Markus Bohr lashes out and everything is completed by Markus Engelfried who swings the mike.
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The Princess, sound almost like a clone of Edguy's Vain Glory Opera at the start, has a massive melody and a brilliant vocal arrangement. This pattern continue with closing number Halos For Everyone, a philosophically ambiguous number about mankind's self salvation. Saidian's Evercircle is certainly as good as their previous outing Phoenix , maybe even stronger in the latter half. Saidian delivers entertaining, and sometimes quite ambitious, melodic heavy metal: nothing really novel or new, just very good.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Evercircle by Saidian (CD, Jun, Blistering Records) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!