Return To Earth is the amalgamation of the musical talents of Ron Scalzo, Brett Aveni, and Chris Pennie; three veteran and visionary musicians whose material can't be pigeonholed to one genre or easily classified, All three members of RTE sport impressive musical resumes - Pennie, in particular, hones his craft as one of the most heralded drummers working today. His groundbreaking drum style provides the backbone for RTE's aggressive brand of rock. 16 songs laced with catchy "big rock" choruses and energetic, cutting-edge hooks, Scalzo's melodic style is reminiscent of Mike Patton and Trent Reznor, and the layered, lush vocal lines in most of the RTE choruses recall bands like Muse and Queen, Fans of Pennie's previous project, The Dillinger Escape Plan, shouldn't be disappointed by Return To Earth's "mainstream" style, either, The relentless "math rock" rhythm of DEP is evident in songs like "Edge Of Forever" , "Back Of My Hand" and "The Dots Do Not Connect" showcase the restrained ferocity of Aveni's guitar playing. "We're all passionate about music, and have a shared affinity for bad 80s metal & newer rock with lush production - bands like Radiohead & The Mars Volta," Scalzo explains. "We're three guys with three different perspectives - but you can hear the influences in our own tunes, loud & clear." As with all great bands, when Return To Earth make music together, the disparate influences and personalities coalesce into a single vision.
Cat No: 149182
Packaging: CD Regular
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