This is dark rock’n’roll...
"Really amazing, like every NZG work. Always respecting the character of each song, letting it go to extremes if it's necessary, to get the most genuine sound. A band that transcends styles because NZG is a style in itself." El Gurú - Radio DJ, Musician, Author (Argentina)
"Hell Bet On Me To Lose – a rollicking rocker storms your eardrums – very hard not to want to get the air guitar out and strike your best Jonny Thunders pose. Just a great pre-punk sound akin to The Motors and New York Dolls without sounding in the least bit dated. Top production with spattering of samples over a glorious guitar driven track with ferocious vocals from Mike Pougounas, formerly of Greek legends The Flowers of Romance.
Under The Radar is more of a straight ahead punk rock steamroller with a terracing friendly chorus, and more of the brilliantly subtle twists and turns that punctuates the band’s unique sound. Shadow of Wealth mix by (the totally brilliant) Dark En Ceil is simply stunning. Heavy (Thomas Leer like) industrial synth is supplemented by a wonderous ethereal dream pop synths that rise and fall to that industrial beat like still sea threatening a tsumami.
The original version of Shadow of Wealth is still a fantastic piece of work, this time with sound effects displaying an inventiveness that is both inspired and inspiring – forget rocking out to this one, just prepare to be amazed at the superb playing, singing, production and depth of talent on view." - John Innes – New Hellfire Club, Glasgow (Soctland)
released May 21, 2017
Mike Pougounas: Vocals, Keyboards, Tambourine
Babis Efthimiou: Drums, Programming (Release Lineup)
Michalis Semertzoglou: Bass, Guitars
Akis Nikolaidis: Guitars
John Psimopoulos: Drums (Live Lineup)
Music and Lyrics: Mike Pougounas
Produced by Babis Efthimiou
Mastered by John Psimopoulos (JP Audio Mastering & Sound Design)
Recorded at: QZN Recording Studios [Athens, Greece] 2016-2017
Logo by: Sidheog Steves
Photo by: Iosif Angelidis
Artwork by: Mike Pougounas
Demon Chaser: Lara McElligott
Thanks to: Anna Psarreas, Mary and Marilia, Maria and Jacob, Dimitra, Iraklis Anastasiadis, Eleni Leventi, Iosif Angelidis, Mick Mercer, Shaun Histed-Todd, DJ Cruel Britannia, Trevor Bamford, Damian Gibbs, Eugenio Javier Cáceres, Dave Alucard, Tricia Psarreas Murray & Jeff Murray, Fondas SumerSon, Paulio Barnez, Franco Fortini, Karo & Gaets, Don Campau, Ina & Pandora.
Released: 22 May 2017
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