The Adams Residence has found itself embraced by the
U.K. Band Skeletal Embrace
has used two of our photos on their
read about the band and reviews of the CD below
"Skeletal Embrace play a bone-shaking mix
of death, black and trad metal which will be enjoyed by fans
of all three genres"
Metal Hammer, May 2000
"Skeletal Embrace have mastered a heavy
and invigorating mix of extreme metal and blazing leads. 'A Landscape
of Whorethorns' sears with energy and
Terrorizer, May 2000
Skeletal Embrace has been born out of a need for a lack of compromise.
Wanting the extremity of metal required to provoke a response
other than "...it's quite good isn't it? You can tell there
good at what they do..." from the average listener; whilst
being able to embellish the music in a way previously restricted
by 'band democracies' and their lack of understanding of "Chris'
arty gothic bollocks."
Writing the three acts took almost a year but the
results were worth the wait.
Musically I wanted a balance between the ferocity
of At The Gates and the trad-metal melodies of Helloween Stratovarius
and Blind Guardian, which I think live achieved. Initial comparisons
to black metal have been avoided simply due to my personal experiences
and tastes of that genre which live found most. disappointing.
The other banned members were persuaded/ tricked/
bribed into the banned after playing with all three in previous
bands realising they were the only regional musicians known to
have enough talent, ability and attitude to even learn and perform
the complicated music and arrangements.
Whilst the other members' musical tastes varied to
the point that some would have never even listened to this style,
let alone perform and record it, the finished product you now
have is unanimously agreed to be the best recording individually
and collectively ever done. enhanced as recording began only
three weeks after the first banned rehearsal.
I desperately want Skeletal Embrace to achieve other
Please help and join the ride...
Anyone who would like a free copy of this tape please
a stamped, self-addressed envelope parcel bag to:
45, Blenheim Way