Archive for ‘Taproot’

agosto 6, 2010

Taproot – Our Long Road Home (2008)

Taproot es un grupo de Nu metal, procedentes de los Estados Unidos. La banda se formó en 1997, y se ha ganado un nombre en la escena de la música nu metal al ir de gira con bandas como Linkin Park y KoЯn.

Our Long Road Home is the sixth studio album and third independent album by alternative metal band Taproot and was released on September 16, 2008. The album is Taproot’s first independent release since 1999’s Upon Us and was released through Velvet Hammer, the label founded by the eponymous management company that has worked with bands such as System of a Down, Deftones, Alice in Chains. This album also marks the drop of producer Toby Wright who had worked on the band’s previous two studio releases.

The album’s lead single would be “Wherever I Stand”; although, “You’re Not Home Tonight” has received radio play as well. The title Our Long Road Home suits the band’s roots in Ann Arbor area in which it was recorded. The track “It’s Natural” includes a female vocalist, which is a first for the band. “Stethoscope” and “Hand That Holds True” are the OLRH Teaser #1 clips that Taproot released on YouTube; these were followed by “Path Less Taken.”

The album debuted at #65 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, with first week sales of 7,700.

Valoración: 7,5/10