April 29 – Review by Officer Nice – EXESS – DEUS EX MACHINA (Fastball Music)

A band from Switzerland. Not that I’ve heard any words about them before, but it seems to be there debut album, so that’s pretty normal. The title of the name sounds awesome, it’s something I really like!  But I’m not here to tell or listen to stories, I’m here to write a review. The pandemic is still around here and it gives me that kind of extra time to listen to new cd’s even better. So yes, I did put some time on this one, although it wasn’t that difficult to like it!

It’s not that Switzerland is the biggest country in Rock or Metal but the bands that are heading from out of this beautiful country are always qualitative… and precise as their watches. Exess is really a fine band and they are mixing Metal and Rock. On their Facebook page they’re talking about Pantera and Machine Head, that’s something I don’t actually hear while I am listening to “Deus Ex Machina”. Exess is therefore too fine or in other words not brutal enough. If we talk about Rock I can add Skunk Anansie, the woman who really impressed me on stage last year. READ MORE…